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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish bonn (sole of the foot), from Proto-Celtic *bundos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn with metathesis.

NounEdit

bonn m (genitive singular boinn, nominative plural boinn)

  1. sole, pad
  2. foothold
  3. foundation, basis
    Synonym: fotha
  4. premise
  5. (automotive) tire
    Synonym: bonn rotha
  6. track
  7. (mathematics) base, radix
    Synonym: bonnuimhir
  8. (sailing) cill
    Synonym: bonn poill
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish bonn (coin, piece of money).

NounEdit

bonn m (genitive singular boinn, nominative plural boinn)

  1. coin
    Synonym: bonn airgid
  2. medal
    Synonym: bonn comórtha
DeclensionEdit
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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bonn bhonn mbonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish bonn (sole of the foot), from Proto-Celtic *bundos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn with metathesis.

NounEdit

bonn m (genitive singular buinn, plural buinn or bonnan)

  1. base, bottom, foot
  2. sole
    bonn na bròigethe sole of the shoe
    bonn na coisethe sole of the foot
    bonn na stocainnthe sole of the sock
  3. article, clause
  4. coin
  5. medal

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
bonn bhonn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit