nóin

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

nóin f (genitive singular nóna, nominative plural nónta)

  1. nones
  2. afternoon
  3. noon

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 nóin” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "nóin" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “nóin” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “nóin” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
nóin
also nnóin after a proclitic
nóin
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
nóin
also nnóin after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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