siabann

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Celtic borrowing from Latin sapo, saponis, of Germanic origin. Compare Manx sheeabin (soap), Irish síobán (drift).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ʃiəbən/

Noun[edit]

siabann m (genitive singular siabainn, plural siabainn)

  1. soap
  2. soap opera

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • siabann” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.