fánaí

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare fán.

Noun 1[edit]

fánaí m (genitive singular fánaí, nominative plural fánaithe)

  1. wanderer, vagrant
  2. casual worker; potterer
  3. odd, chance, casual, person

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • fánaíocht f ((act of) wandering, vagrancy; (act of) rambling, roving; hiking; casualness, haphazardness; aimlessness, purposelessness; diminishment, decline; drift)

Noun 2[edit]

fánaí f (genitive singular fánaí)

  1. wandering, vagrancy
  2. casualness, haphazardness
  3. scarceness, rareness

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Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fánaí

  1. genitive singular feminine of fánach
  2. comparative degree of fánach

Noun 3[edit]

fánaí f pl

  1. plural of fána (downward slope, declivity; depression, hollow; droop)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fánaí fhánaí bhfánaí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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