drisín

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

drisín m (genitive singular drisín, nominative plural drisíní)

  1. (anatomy) intestine (of animal)
  2. drisheen
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From dris (bramble, briar) +‎ -ín (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

drisín m (genitive singular drisín, nominative plural drisíní)

  1. diminutive of dris
  2. small bramble
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • drisíneach (prickly, irritable, touchy, adjective)
  • drisíneacht f (prickliness, irritability, touchiness)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
drisín dhrisín ndrisín
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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