IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʲɑːɾˠn̪ˠə/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish dernu.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dearna f (genitive singular dearnan, nominative plural dearnana)

  1. palm (of the hand)
    Synonym: bos
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish *·dernai (compare ·dernus (1st sg.), ·dernais (2nd sg.), ·dernad (passive)), prototonic form of the perfect tense of do·gní.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

dearna

  1. past analytic dependent of déan (takes the nonpast forms of preverbal particles like an and )
    An ndearna tú é?
    Did you do it?
    dhearna mé é.
    I didn’t do it.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dearna dhearna ndearna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.