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 *(φ?)rannā- (compare Welsh rhan (part)). Akin to Irish 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

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

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. (mathematics, biology, etc.) divide

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • "rann" 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 *(φ?)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
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Verb[edit]

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

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

Noun[edit]

roinn m

  1. genitive singular of ronn

References[edit]

  • "rann" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "rannaid" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9