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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bleine. Cognate with English blain.

NounEdit

blein f ‎(plural bleinen, diminutive bleintje n)

  1. blister

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish blíadain, from Proto-Celtic *blēdanī(year).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [blʲeːnʲ], [blʲiᵈn]

NounEdit

blein f ‎(genitive singular bleeaney, plural bleeantyn)

  1. year
    Cha vel mee er n'akin eh rish bleeantyn liauyrey.
    I haven't set eyes on him for years.
    Niartee y graih oc car ny bleeantyn.
    Their love deepened through the years.
    Ta ny bleeantyn tayrn er gerrey.
    The years draw nigh.

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MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
blein vlein mlein
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • bliadain” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

blein ‎(uncountable bleins)

  1. blindness

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