roinn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish roinded ‎(parts, separates; distributes, apportions), from Old Irish rann ‎(part), from Proto-Celtic *(ɸ?)rannā- (compare Welsh rhan ‎(part)). Akin to roinnt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roinn f ‎(genitive singular ranna, nominative plural ranna)

  1. share, portion, lot
  2. allotment
  3. legacy
  4. some
  5. division (portion)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (share, amount): cion
  • (share, portion): cuid

Derived terms[edit]

  • rannach1 ‎(apportioning, sharing; open-handed, adjective)

Noun[edit]

roinn f ‎(genitive singular roinne, nominative plural ranna)

  1. part
  2. division (of government)
  3. continent
  4. department (of government, of a university)
  5. province

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • rann m ‎(party, side (in a dispute); adherent, partisan)
  • roinnt f ‎(division, share)

Verb[edit]

roinn ‎(present analytic roinneann, future analytic roinnfidh, verbal noun roinnt, past participle roinnte) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. (mathematics, biology, etc.) divide
    1. separate into parts
    2. share, apportion
  2. (card games, business, etc.) deal, distribute
  3. involve, entail

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1 rann (‘part’)” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • rannaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “roinn(t)” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • “roinnim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "roinn" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish roinded ‎(parts, separates; distributes, apportions), from Old Irish rann ‎(part), from Proto-Celtic *(ɸ?)rannā- (compare Welsh rhan ‎(part)).

Noun[edit]

roinn f ‎(genitive singular roinne, plural roinnean)

  1. group, sect, section, class
  2. category, allotment
  3. municipality
  4. distribution, division, lot (portion)
  5. province, region
  6. share
  7. some
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

roinn ‎(past roinn, future roinnidh, verbal noun roinn, past participle roinnte)

  1. divide, partition; impart, distribute
  2. (card games) deal
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

roinn m

  1. genitive singular of ronn

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