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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish búainid, from Old Irish búain (act of cutting, breaking), verbal noun of boingid (to cut, break).

VerbEdit

buain (present analytic buanann, future analytic buanfaidh, verbal noun buain, past participle buanta)

  1. (transitive) reap
  2. (transitive, intransitive) Alternative form of bain (extract, remove)
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

buain f (genitive singular buana)

  1. verbal noun of buain
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

buain

  1. inflection of buan:
    1. vocative/genitive masculine singular
    2. (archaic) dative feminine singular

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buain bhuain mbuain
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish búainid, from Old Irish búain (act of cutting, breaking; cutting down, reaping; crop, harvest), verbal noun of boingid (breaks, smites, strikes; cuts, reaps; plucks, gathers; exacts, levies).

VerbEdit

buain (past bhuain, future buainidh, verbal noun buain, past participle buainte)

  1. (agriculture) reap, harvest, cut down, crop, mow
  2. shear
  3. pluck, pull, tear by the root
  4. engage

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

buain f (genitive singular buana, no plural)

  1. verbal noun of buain
  2. reaping, cutting down (as of corn), mowing, harvest
  3. value

ReferencesEdit