muinntir

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

muinntir f (genitive singular muinntire, nominative plural muinntireacha)

  1. superseded spelling of muintir.

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muinter (family, community, attendants).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmwiɲtʰʲɪɾʲ/

Noun[edit]

muinntir f (genitive singular muinntire or muinntreach, no plural)

  1. people, folk
  2. inhabitants
    • 'Sann de mhuinntir Uidhist a tha e.
      He is a native of Uist, or His relations are Uist people.
  3. family, relations, household
    • Cha do ghabh a mhuinntir fhéin ris.
      His own relations did not receive him.
  4. tribe, clan, kindred
  5. servants, farmhands
  6. cast (company of actors)
  7. population
  8. train (retinue)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
muinntir mhuinntir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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