nóin

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See also: noin and nòin

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish nóin (nones, midafternoon, midday), from Latin nōna (hōra) (ninth hour, nones).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nóin f (genitive singular nóna, nominative plural nónta)

  1. nones
  2. afternoon
  3. noon
    Synonym: meán lae

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Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin nōna (hōra) (ninth hour, nones).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nóin f

  1. ninth hour, nones
  2. midafternoon, the period preceding sunset
  3. (late use, paralleling English development) noon, midday

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: nóin
  • Scottish Gaelic: nòin

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
nóin unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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