gleann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glenn, from Proto-Celtic *glendos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gleann m (genitive singular gleanna, nominative plural gleannta)

  1. glen, valley

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gleann ghleann ngleann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glenn, from Proto-Celtic *glendos. Cognate with Welsh glan (brink, shore) and Breton glann (river bank). Stokes compares Middle High German klinnen, Swiss German klänen (to climb), and Old Norse klunna (cling to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gleann m (genitive glinne, plural gleanntan or glinn)

  1. glen, valley
    Gleann Mòr na Sìthethe Great Valley of Peace

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]