mianach

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish míanach (vein of ore, mine), from mían (mineral, ore).

Noun[edit]

mianach m (genitive singular mianaigh, nominative plural mianaigh)

  1. (mining) ore; mine
  2. (military) mine
  3. stuff, material, substance, quality
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Etymology 2[edit]

From mian +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

mianach (genitive singular masculine mianaigh, genitive singular feminine mianaí, plural mianacha, comparative mianaí)

  1. Synonym of mianúil
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Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "mianach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • calibre” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • chops” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • fibre” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • inclination” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • instinct” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • make-up” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • material” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mettle” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mine” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • potentiality” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • quality” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • race” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • resilience” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • stock” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • stuff” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • 2 míanach (‘vein of ore’)” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “mianach” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “mianach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “mianach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.