fána

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See also: fana, fanã, and fäna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin fauna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fána f (genitive singular fánu, nominative plural fánur)

  1. fauna

Declension[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fána f (genitive singular fána, nominative plural fánaí)

  1. downward slope, declivity
  2. depression, hollow
  3. droop
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

fána

  1. Ulster form of faoina (about his/her/their/which)
Alternative forms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fána fhána bhfána
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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