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 *gnūnos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. knee

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.