peann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish penn (pen), from Latin penna (feather).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peann m (genitive pinn, plural pinn)

  1. pen

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural: peanna (Cois Fharraige)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
peann pheann bpeann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "penn" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “peann” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "peann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish penn, from Latin penna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peann m (genitive pinn, plural pinn)

  1. pen

Declension[edit]

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative am peann na pinn
Genitive a' phinn na pinn
Dative a' pheann na pinn