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IrishEdit

NounEdit

cainnt f (genitive singular cainnte, nominative plural cainnteanna)

  1. Superseded spelling of caint.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cainnt chainnt gcainnt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cainnt f

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: caint
  • Manx: caaynt
  • Scottish Gaelic: cainnt

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.

Further readingEdit


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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