teann

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish tenn.

Adjective[edit]

teann (genitive singular masculine teann, genitive singular feminine teinne, plural teanna, comparative teinne)

  1. tight, firm, stiff
  2. strong, bold, stout, powerful
  3. severe
  4. hardy
Declension[edit]
  • Archaic vocative/genitive singular masculine and dative singular feminine: teinn

Noun[edit]

teann m (genitive singular teanna or teinne, nominative plural teanna or teannta)

  1. oppression, violence
  2. strain, distress, effort
  3. strength
Declension[edit]

Alternative inflection:

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Irish tendaid

Verb[edit]

teann (present analytic teannann, future analytic teannfaidh, verbal noun teannadh, past participle teannta)

  1. to press, urge
  2. to tighten, strain, strengthen
  3. to staunch
  4. to embrace
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
teann theann dteann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

teann

  1. tight, tense, taut, firm, fixed
  2. severe, strict
  3. near, close

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
teann theann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]