gráinne

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See also: grainne and gràinne

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French grain, grein, from Latin grānum (seed), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm (grain). Doublet of grán.

Noun[edit]

gráinne m (genitive singular gráinne, nominative plural gráinní)

  1. grain
  2. (hard) particle
  3. pinch (small quantity)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

gránna +‎ -e

Noun[edit]

gráinne f (genitive singular gráinne)

  1. Synonym of gránnacht (ugliness)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

gráinne

  1. (nonstandard) comparative degree of gránna

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gráinne ghráinne ngráinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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