glún

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

glún f pl

  1. genitive plural of glúin

Noun[edit]

glún f (genitive singular glúine, nominative plural glúine)

  1. Alternative form of glúin

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glún ghlún nglún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *glūnos (dissimilated from earlier *gnūnos), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glún n (genitive glúne or glúnae, nominative plural glúne or glúnae)

  1. knee

Declension[edit]

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative glún glúnN glúneL, glúnaeL
Vocative glún glúnN glúneL, glúnaeL
Accusative glún glúnN glúneL, glúnaeL
Genitive glúneH, glúnaeH glúneN, glúnaeN glúneN, glúnaeN
Dative glúinL glúinib glúinib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
glún glún
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
nglún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • glún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.