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
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

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.
SynonymsEdit
  • dhein (Munster; both independent and dependent)
  • rinne (independent)

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.