fíon

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fín, from Latin vīnum, from Proto-Indo-European *wóyh₁nom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fíon m ‎(genitive singular fíona, nominative plural fíonta)

  1. wine
    (proverb) Sceitheann fíon fírinne.‎ ― Wine in, truth out.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • sárbhliain (fíona) ‎(vintage year (for wine))

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fíon fhíon bhfíon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "fíon" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • fín” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.