innis

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Manx[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish inis.

Noun[edit]

innis f ‎(genitive singular innis, plural innisyn)

  1. island
  2. islet

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References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish inis.

Noun[edit]

innis f ‎(genitive singular innse, plural innsean or innseachan)

  1. island, inch
  2. meadow, pasture, haugh
  3. sheltered valley protected by a wood.
  4. headland
  5. (Islay) Choice place
  6. (Ross, Sutherland) A low-lying and sheltered place, where cows are gathered to be milked and where they lie out at night.
  7. distress, misery
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Irish indisid ‎(tells, recounts, mentions, describes).

Verb[edit]

innis ‎(past dh'innis, future innsidh, verbal noun innse, past participle inniste)

  1. tell
  2. declare, relate
  3. report, inform
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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
  • 1 inis” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • indisid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.