urdhún

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish airdún ‎(place or building in front of a dún).

Noun[edit]

urdhún m ‎(genitive singular urdhúin, nominative plural urdhúnta)

  1. (architecture) bastion

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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