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Old IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

dúnad n or m

  1. encampment, fort, residence (of chief, etc.)
  2. encamping army, host
InflectionEdit
Neuter o-stem, masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

dúnad m

  1. verbal noun of dúnaid
  2. closing, shutting
  3. (poetry) ending a poem with the word with which it begins
  4. end, completion
  5. (medicine) stoppage, obstruction, congestion
InflectionEdit
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
DescendantsEdit
  • Irish: dúnadh
  • Manx: dooney
  • Scottish Gaelic: dùnadh

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
dúnad dúnad
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndúnad
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.