meain

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mían (mineral, ore).

Noun[edit]

meain f (genitive singular meainey)

  1. ore
  2. mine

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meain veain unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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