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Scottish GaelicEdit

Scottish Gaelic ordinal numbers
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    Ordinal : dàrna

Alternative formsEdit


From Old Irish darna (the second; one of two).




  1. second

Usage notesEdit

Unlike the cardinal , dàrna does not cause lenition.

  • Also used to mean one when making a comparison to the other or another:
    air an dàrna làimh... air an làimh eile...on the one hand... on the other hand... (literally, “on the second hand... on the other hand...”)
    an dàrna cuid... no...either... or... (literally, “the second part... or...”)
    an dàrna fear dhiubheither of them (literally, “the second one of them”)

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