sain-

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See also: sain, saín, and säin

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sain (different, distinct, separate; peculiar, special).

Prefix[edit]

sain-

  1. special, particular, specific, characteristic

Derived terms[edit]


Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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