glùn

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See also: glún

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glún, dissimilated from earlier Proto-Celtic *gnūnos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu.

Noun[edit]

glùn f (genitive singular glùine, plural glùinean or glùintean)

  1. (anatomy) knee, joint
  2. lap
  3. joint (in a plant's stem)
  4. generation, race
  5. step, degree (in a pedigree)
  6. descendant

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
glùn ghlùn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]