iarann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish íarn, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom (compare Welsh haearn, Breton houarn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiəɾˠən̪ˠ/

Noun[edit]

iarann m ‎(genitive singular iarainn, nominative plural iarainn)

  1. iron (element)
  2. iron (appliance for smoothing clothes)
  3. (golf) iron

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
iarann n-iarann hiarann t-iarann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish íarn, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom (compare Welsh haearn, Breton houarn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥.

Noun[edit]

iarann m ‎(genitive singular iarainn, plural iarannan)

  1. iron
  2. blade (of scythe)

Derived terms[edit]

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