gríanán

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See also: grianan

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grían(sun) +‎ -án.

Noun[edit]

gríanán f

  1. a sunny place, a bower, a place open to the sun.

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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