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tóin

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tón (anus), from Proto-Celtic *tūkna-, from Proto-Indo-European *teuk-. Cognate with English thigh. Compare Scottish Gaelic tòin.

NounEdit

tóin f (genitive tóna, nominative plural tóineanna)

  1. buttocks
  2. (chiefly British and Australian) arse, bum, (chiefly US) ass, butt
  3. rear, back
  4. (boat, vessel) aft, stern
  5. (of a building) basement, cellar

DeclensionEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tóin thóin dtóin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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