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osán m (genitive singular osáin, nominative plural osáin)

  1. leg (of trousers)
  2. hose (stocking-like garment; connecting tube)


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Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
osán n-osán hosán t-osán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "osán" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • hose” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • leg” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.