foireann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish foirenn(band, troop, group of people).

Noun[edit]

foireann f ‎(genitive singular foirne, nominative plural foirne)

  1. number, group, of people; band, troop, company, staff, personnel
  2. (nautical) crew
  3. (sports) team, side
  4. cast (of a play)
  5. set, kit

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foireann fhoireann bhfoireann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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