madainn

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish matan (compare Irish maidin, Manx maddin), from Latin mātūtīnus (of the morning, adjective) (compare French matin), from Mātūta (goddess of morning).

Noun[edit]

madainn f (genitive singular maidne, plural maidnean)

  1. morning

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1 matan, maiten” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.