uaine

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish úaine, úanne (green, verdant), from possible Proto-Celtic *utnio-, from Proto-Indo-European *wed- (wet).

Adjective[edit]

uaine

  1. green (of painted or dyed items; of bright or lightly-coloured items)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

uaine f sg

  1. genitive singular of uain

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uaine n-uaine huaine not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • úaine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “uaine” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “uaine” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úaine, úanne (green, verdant), from possible Proto-Celtic *utnio-, from Proto-Indo-European *wed- (wet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uaine

  1. green

Derived terms[edit]

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See also[edit]

Colors in Scottish Gaelic · dathan (layout · text)
     bàn      glas      dubh      donn
             pinc              dearg, ruadh              orainds              buidhe, donn
             uaine              uaine              gorm, gorm              liath, glas
             liath              gorm              purpaidh, guirmean              pinc, purpaidh

References[edit]

  • úaine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.