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inneen

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ingen, from Proto-Celtic *eni-genā.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

inneen f (genitive inneen, plural inneenyn)

  1. daughter
    Eshyn ta geddyn drogh chleuin t'eh coayl inneen. ― He who gets a bad son-in-law loses a daughter.
    Hymnee eh e argid er e 'nneen. ― He left his money to his daughter.
    Ta 'neen echey jeh'n eash ayd. ― He has a daughter your age.
    Ta 'nneen echey uneashagh rhyt. ― He has a daughter your age.
    Ta troor dy 'neenyn eck dy chur ayns poosey. ― She has three daughters to marry off.
    T'eh son cur Moirrey er e 'neen. ― He is going to call his daughter Mary.