glenn

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *glendos (compare Welsh glyn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glenn n (genitive glinne, nominative plural glinne)

  1. valley
Declension[edit]
Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative glenn glennN glinneL
Vocative glenn glennN glinneL
Accusative glenn glennN glinneL
Genitive glinneH glinneN glinneN
Dative glinnL glinnib glinnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·glenn

  1. third-person singular present indicative conjunct of ·gleinn

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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