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From Middle Irish fuindeóc (compare Irish fuinneog, Scottish Gaelic uinneag), from Old Norse vindauga (literally wind's eye).



uinnag f (genitive singular uinnag, plural uinnagyn)

  1. window
    Cha row uinnag slane 'sy thie.There wasn't an entire window in the house.
    Foshleeym yn uinnag?Shall I open the window?
    Haink eh stiagh er yn uinnag.He came through the window.
    Ta'n uinnag jeeaghyn lesh y twoaie.The window faces north.
    Ta'n uinnag sollys ayns y sheear.The window is bright in the west.
    Va'n uinnag kiart er ve brisht ec y gheay.The window had just been broken by the wind.

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