srian

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish srían (bridle), from Latin frēnum (bridle).

Noun[edit]

srian m (genitive singular sriain, nominative plural srianta)

  1. bridle
  2. restraint

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

srian (present analytic srianann, future analytic srianfaidh, verbal noun srianadh, past participle srianta)

  1. to bridle, curb, restrain

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • srían” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “srian” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 688.
  • "srian" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “srian” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “srian” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish srían (bridle; check, control; act of checking, restraining), from Latin frēnum (bridle, harness, curb, bit; means of guiding or governing; restraint, check, limit).

Noun[edit]

srian f (genitive singular srèine, plural srèinean or srianan or sriantan)

  1. stripe, streak
  2. bridle, curb, rein
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish sríanad (act of reining in, checking) or sríanaigid (controls, restrains), from srían (bridle; check, control).

Verb[edit]

srian (past srian, future srianaidh, verbal noun srianadh, past participle srianta)

  1. bridle, curb, restrain, control
Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
srian shrian
after "an", t-srian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.