stán

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See also: stan, Stan, śtan, ştan, -stan, stan', and -стан

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish stán (tin), from Proto-Celtic *stagno.

Noun[edit]

stán m (genitive singular stáin, nominative plural stáin)

  1. tin
  2. tin vessel
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

stán (present analytic stánann, future analytic stánfaidh, verbal noun stánadh, past participle stánta)

  1. (intransitive) stare
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • stánaí m (starer, gazer; brazen person)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

stán (present analytic stánann, future analytic stánfaidh, verbal noun stánadh, past participle stánta)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of stánáil (beat, trounce; stuff)

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Irish stánaid (stops, draws back, refrains from, desists from, verb).

Verb[edit]

stán (present analytic stánann, future analytic stánfaidh, verbal noun stánadh, past participle stánta)

  1. (intransitive) Alternative form of staon (stop, desist; abstain, forbear; draw back, flinch)

Further reading[edit]

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