sliogán

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish *slicén, in origin a diminutive of slice (shell).

Noun[edit]

sliogán m (genitive singular sliogáin, nominative plural sliogáin)

  1. shell, seashell
    1. conch, shellfish
  2. (artillery) shell
    1. (construction) shell
    2. frail boat

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Mutation[edit]

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

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