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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish columa, columan, from Latin columna.

NounEdit

colún m ‎(genitive singular colúin, nominative plural colúin)

  1. (architecture) pillar, column
  2. column (of text)
  3. (figuratively) pillar, support; (plural) warriors

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
colún cholún gcolún
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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