cuibhreann

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cuibrend.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪvʲɾʲən̪ˠ/

NounEdit

cuibhreann m (genitive singular cuibhrinn, nominative plural cuibhrinn)

  1. part, portion
  2. enclosed field
    • 1894 March 1, Peadar Mac Fionnlaoigh, “An rí nach robh le fagháil bháis”, in Irisleabhar na Gaedhilge, volume 1:5, Dublin: Gaelic Union, pages 185–88:
      Nuair a chuaidh sé giobhta eile, chonnaic sé cuibhreann talmhan ⁊ scota mór caorach ann, ⁊ bhí siad ramhar, feolmhar, beathaiste, gidh nach robh an féar acht go han-lom.
      When he went a little farther, he saw an enclosed field of ground with a flock of sheep in it, and they were fat, fleshy, and in prime condition, though the grass was very bare.

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuibhreann chuibhreann gcuibhreann
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 cuibrend.

NounEdit

cuibhreann m (genitive singular cuibhrinn, plural cuibhreannan or cuibhrinnean)

  1. part, section
  2. (finance) instalment
  3. allowance

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cuibhreann chuibhreann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.