uillinn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uilen ‎(elbow, forearm; angle, corner).

Noun[edit]

uillinn f ‎(genitive singular uillinne or uilne, nominative plural uilleannacha or uilneacha)

  1. (anatomy) elbow
    1. elbow-shaped bend; corner, angle
    2. (mathematics) angle

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

Usage notes[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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