galún

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman galun, galon (liquid measure), from Old Northern French (compare Old French jalon), from Late Latin galum, galus (measure of wine), from Vulgar Latin *galla (vessel), possibly from Gaulish.

Noun[edit]

galún m (genitive singular galúin, nominative plural galúin)

  1. gallon
  2. vessel
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English galloon (compare French galon).

Noun[edit]

galún m (genitive singular galúin, nominative plural galúin)

  1. galloon

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
galún ghalún ngalún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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