uinnean

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish uinneman, uinniún.

Noun[edit]

uinnean m ‎(genitive singular uinnein, plural uinneanan)

  1. onion
  2. (Lochbroom, anatomy) ball of the ankle
  3. (West of Ross) anvil
  4. bunion on the foot

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • uinneman” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • uinniún” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.