fíniúnach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fínemnach (pertaining to a vine), from fínemain (from Latin vīndēmia); synchronically fíniúin ((grape-)vine; vineyard) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fíniúnach (genitive singular masculine fíniúnaigh, genitive singular feminine fíniúnaí, plural fíniúnacha, comparative fíniúnaí)

  1. abounding in (grape-)vines
  2. abounding in vineyards

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fíniúnach fhíniúnach bhfíniúnach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • fínemnach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fíneaṁnaċ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "fíniúnach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.