uinneag

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fuindeóc, from Old Norse vindauga(literally wind's eye) (compare Scots winnock, English window, from Old English windaége).

Noun[edit]

uinneag f ‎(genitive singular uinneige, plural uinneagan)

  1. (architecture) window
    Dùin an uinneag.‎ ― Close the window.
    uinneagan nèimh‎ ― windows of heaven
    a' gearradh a-mach uinneagan‎ ― cutting out windows
  2. (architecture, obsolete) Recess in the wall of a kitchen used as a repository for miscellaneous articles.

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Mutation[edit]

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

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