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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish búaine (quality of being lasting; permanence; constancy), from búan (modern buan).

NounEdit

buaine f (genitive singular buaine)

  1. permanence, durability; longevity
DeclensionEdit
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

buaine

  1. genitive singular feminine of buan
  2. comparative degree of buan

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buaine bhuaine mbuaine
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "buaine" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • búaine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.