síocháin

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish síthcháin, said to be a compound of síd, síth (peace) and caín (fair, gentle)[1] (modern caoin), though if true, the vowel change of the second element is unexpected.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

síocháin f (genitive singular síochána)

  1. peace

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
síocháin shíocháin
after an, tsíocháin
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ síthcháin”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019