móin

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See also: moin, môin, and möin

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish móin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

móin f (genitive singular móna or mónadh, nominative plural móinte)

  1. turf, peat
  2. bogland, moor

Declension[edit]

Standard inflection (third declension)
Alternative inflection (fifth declension)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
móin mhóin not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • móin” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “móin” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 493.
  • "móin" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “móin” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “móin” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

móin f

  1. peat moss
  2. (occasionally) moor, waste
  3. turf, peat

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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