iníon

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See also: inion

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ingen f ‎(daughter, girl, maiden, virgin), from Primitive Irish ᚔᚅᚔᚌᚓᚅᚐ ‎(inigena), from Proto-Celtic *eni-genā, from Proto-Indo-European (compare Latin indigena ‎(native), Ancient Greek ἐγγόνη ‎(engónē, granddaughter)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iníon f ‎(genitive singular iníne, nominative plural iníonacha)

  1. daughter
  2. girl, maiden; (young) woman
  3. Miss

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • mac ‎(son)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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