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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ciúin +‎ -e; compare Manx kiuney.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ciúine f (genitive singular ciúine)

  1. calm, gentleness, quiet

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ciúine

  1. inflection of ciúin:
    1. genitive feminine singular
    2. nominative and vocative and dative and strong genitive plural
    3. comparative

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ciúine chiúine gciúine
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

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