salann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish salann, from Proto-Celtic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salann m ‎(genitive singular salainn)

  1. salt

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
salann shalann
after an, tsalann
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]

  • "salann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • salann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic [Term?] (compare Welsh halen), from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls, whence also English salt, Latin sāl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salann m ‎(genitive salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
salann ṡalann unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]

  • salann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saland, from Proto-Celtic [Term?], compare Latin sal and Ancient Greek ἅλς(háls).

Noun[edit]

salann m ‎(genitive singular salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • 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
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • salann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.