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salann

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish salann, from Proto-Celtic, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls.

NounEdit

salann m (genitive salainn)

  1. salt

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
salann shalann
after "an", tsalann
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic (compare Welsh halen) Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls, whence also English salt, Latin sāl.

NounEdit

salann m

  1. salt

DescendantsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish saland, from Proto-Celtic, compare Latin sal and Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls).

NounEdit

salann m (genitive salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)