fíniúin

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fínemain, from Latin vīndēmia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fíniúin f (genitive singular fíniúna, nominative plural fíniúnacha)

  1. (grape-)vine
  2. vineyard

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • fíniúnach (abounding in (grape-)vines; abounding in vineyards, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fíniúin fhíniúin bhfíniúin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • fínemain” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fíneaṁain” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "fíniúin" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • grapevine” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • vine” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.