sciathán

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish scíathán, from scíath; synchronically, sciath (wing) +‎ -án (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

sciathán m (genitive singular sciatháin, nominative plural sciatháin)

  1. wing
  2. side, extension; part, piece
  3. (anatomy) arm
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Etymology 2[edit]

From sciath (wicker-work door or screen) +‎ -án (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

sciathán m (genitive singular sciatháin, nominative plural sciatháin)

  1. wicker-work lid or panel
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