gloine

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish glain(crystal, glass), which was related to and confused with glaine, gloine(glass, crystal, literally clearness, cleanness) (compare Scottish Gaelic glainne, gloinne), from glan(clean, pure, clear, bright, exact, complete).

Noun[edit]

gloine f, m ‎(genitive singular gloine, nominative plural gloiní)

  1. glass (material; drinking vessel)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of glan.

Adjective[edit]

gloine

  1. Obsolete form of glaine.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gloine ghloine ngloine
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "gloine" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • glain” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 1 glaine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.