mórán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mór +‎ -án

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mórán m (genitive móráin)

  1. a large amount (followed by the genitive; usually translated into English by much or many)
    Níl mórán céille aige.
    He doesn’t have much sense.
    Ní chonaic mé le mórán blianta é
    I haven’t seen him for many years.
    Níl mórán nach dtuigeann sé.
    There isn’t much he doesn’t understand.

Usage notes[edit]

Used only in negative statements and in questions. In positive statements, neart or a lán is used instead.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mórán mhórán unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.