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Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

cainnt f

  1. verbal noun of canaid
    1. act of speaking
  2. speech, talk, conversation

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cainnt ‎(act of speaking; speech, talk, conversation).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cainnt f ‎(genitive singular cainnte, plural cainntean)

  1. speech, language
  2. discourse, conversation
  3. language, tongue

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