See also: uan

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *owignos (compare Welsh oen), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnós (lamb).

NounEdit

úan m

  1. lamb
InflectionEdit
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Irish: uan
  • Manx: eayn
  • Scottish Gaelic: uan

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *pow-ino-, from *pu- (to swell, blow).

NounEdit

úan ?

  1. foam
  2. froth
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

úan f

  1. act of lending, loan
InflectionEdit
Feminine i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronounEdit

úan

  1. first-person plural of úa; alternative spelling of úainn (from us)

ContractionEdit

úan

  1. Contraction of úa + in (from/of/by the (dative singular)).

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
úan unchanged n-úan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit