réasún

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish résún (reason), from Anglo-Norman raisun, from Latin ratiō.

Noun[edit]

réasún m (genitive singular réasúin, nominative plural réasúin)

  1. reason, reasoning faculty
  2. reasonableness, sense
  3. justification, motive, cause
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Noun[edit]

réasún m (genitive singular réasúin, nominative plural réasúin)

  1. winkers
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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