míanach

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Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mían (mineral, ore) +‎ -ach.

Noun[edit]

míanach m

  1. (mining) vein of ore, mine

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: mianach (ore; mine; stuff, material, substance, quality)

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
míanach míanach
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mían (desire, inclination) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

míanach

  1. desirous, eager, wishful

Inflection[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative míanach míanach míanach
Vocative míanaig*
míanach**
Accusative míanach míanaig
Genitive míanaig míanaige míanaig
Dative míanach míanaig míanach
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative míanaig míanacha
Vocative míanachu
míanacha
Accusative míanachu
míanacha
Genitive míanach
Dative míanachaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
míanach
also mmíanach after a proclitic
míanach
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]