cáin

See also: cain, Cain, Cáin, and càin

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cáin (law, rule, fine, tax, tribute).

NounEdit

cáin f (genitive cánach, nominative plural cánacha)

  1. tax, taxation
  2. law, rule, regulation, set of laws or rules or regulations

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

cáin (present analytic cáineann, future analytic cáinfidh, verbal noun cáineadh, past participle cáinte)

  1. to criticise

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cáin cháin gcáin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

cáin f

  1. law (system, set of regulations), regulation, rule
  2. legal due, fine, tax, tribute

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 11 September 2013, at 06:01