easna

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish asna, esna, from Proto-Celtic, from pre-Celtic *astonyo-, *h₂estnijo, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂óst (gen. *h₂ésts), *h₃ost- ‘bone’ (compare Welsh ais ‘ribs’, Latin os, Albanian asht).

Noun[edit]

easna f (genitive easna, plural easnacha)

  1. (anatomy, nautical, of violin) rib
  2. (nautical) strake
  3. (nautical) timber

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
easna n-easna heasna t-easna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.