leann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish linn n ‎(drink, liquid; brew, ale, beer, intoxicating drink).

Noun[edit]

leann m, f ‎(genitive singular leanna, nominative plural leannta)

  1. (pale) ale; beer
  2. liquid, fluid
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish lenn f ‎(cloak, mantle).

Noun[edit]

leann f ‎(genitive singular leinne, nominative plural leanna)

  1. (literary) cloak, mantle
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish linn n ‎(drink, liquid; brew, ale, beer, intoxicating drink).

Noun[edit]

leann m ‎(genitive singular leanna, plural leanntan or leanntaidhean)

  1. ale, beer
  2. liquor, drink
  3. (in plural) humours of the body

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