linn

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

linn ‎(plural linns)

  1. Alternative form of lin

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *litna. Compare Finnish linna.

Noun[edit]

linn ‎(genitive linna, partitive linna)

  1. town

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish linn(pool, lake; sea, ocean).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /l̠ʲiːn̠ʲ/, /l̠ʲɪn̠ʲ/

Noun[edit]

linn f ‎(genitive singular linne, nominative plural linnte)

  1. pool, pond; body of water, lake, sea
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish linn(period, space of time).

Noun[edit]

linn f ‎(genitive singular linne)

  1. space of time, period
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

linn ‎(emphatic linne)

  1. first-person plural of le: with us, to us

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish linn(period, space of time).

Noun[edit]

linn m, f ‎(genitive singular linn or linne, plural linntean)

  1. era, age
  2. century
    san 20mh linn‎ ― in the 20th century
  3. generation (genealogy)
    bho linn gu linn‎ ― from generation to generation

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