tanaí

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tanaide, related to tanae, from Proto-Celtic *tanawyos (compare Welsh tenau), from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (compare Ancient Greek ταναός (tanaós, outstretched, tall), Latin tenuis, Gothic 𐌸𐌿𐌽𐌽𐌿𐍃 (þunnus)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈt̪ˠɑniː]

Adjective[edit]

tanaí (indeclinable)

  1. thin, fine, sparse, weak, watery
  2. (of water) shallow

Noun[edit]

tanaí f (genitive tanaí, plural tanaíocha)

  1. shoal, shallow water

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tanaí thanaí dtanaí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.