Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish buinne.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

buinne m (genitive singular buinne, nominative plural buinní)

  1. (botany) shoot
  2. (of water) torrent, spout
  3. (music) reed
  4. scion
  5. (basketry) course of interwoven rods, wale; (of container) brim
  6. hoop
  7. ridge
  8. (of shoe) welt
  9. projecting lip, flange (of vessel)
  10. band, bracelet
  11. (mechanical engineering) shroud

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buinne bhuinne mbuinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

Old Irish edit

Etymology edit

Probably from Proto-Celtic *bennā or *bondyo- (bracelet), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (bind).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

buinne n (genitive buinni, nominative plural buinne)

  1. torrent, flood; stream, current, wave
  2. (medicine) diarrhœa, flux; pus
  3. (botany) sprig, sprout, stalk; sapling
  4. circlet, (arm-)ring, bracelet
  5. wattle, wickerwork (of building structure)

Declension edit

Neuter io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative buinneN buinneL buinneL
Vocative buinneN buinneL buinneL
Accusative buinneN buinneL buinneL
Genitive buinniL buinneL buinneN
Dative buinniuL buinnib buinnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Irish: buinne

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
buinne buinne
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbuinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish buinne.

Noun edit

buinne f

  1. statue, bust
  2. current
  3. (botany) sanicle

Synonyms edit