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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish benn (peak, point, prong, horn), from Proto-Celtic *bennom (peak, top).

NounEdit

beann f (genitive singular binne, nominative plural beanna)

  1. horn, antler
  2. drinking horn
  3. tine, prong
  4. (uncountable) regard; dependence
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
  • binn f (peak, tip, summit; corner, gable; pinnacle; horn; stanza, couplet)

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of binn.

NounEdit

beann f

  1. genitive plural of binn
  2. Alternative form of binn

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beann bheann mbeann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish benn (peak, point, prong, horn), from Proto-Celtic *bennom (peak, top).

NounEdit

beann f (genitive singular beinn)

  1. degree
  2. step
  3. beam
    • a bheann iùbhraidhits beam of yew
  4. corner
  5. skirt
  6. attention
  7. regard
  8. (Islay) horn
  9. top, peak
  10. drinking cup, drinking horn
  11. rock
  12. arm of a cross
  13. prong of a cycle-fork
  14. (rarely) bone

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