gríanda

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grían(sun) +‎ -de.

Adjective[edit]

gríanda

  1. relating to the sun, solar
    • c. 850, Glosses on the Carlsruhe Beda, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 10–30, Bcr. 32c7
      cu cenn cicuil griendi‎ ― to the end of the solar cycle
  2. sunny, brilliant

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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