grianach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gríanach, equivalent to grian (sun) +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

grianach

  1. sunny
  2. colored by the sun
  3. bright, shining
  4. warm
  5. airy
  6. abounding in sunny spots

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • MacLennan, Malcolm. A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language Edinburgh: John Grant (1925)