iarann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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]


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]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • iarann” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “íarn”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language