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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fíann, from Proto-Celtic *wēnos ‎(hero), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- ‎(strive for, wish, desire). Cognate with Latin vēnor ‎(I hunt), Old English wynn ‎(joy, desire) and Old Norse vinr ‎(friend). Akin to Irish fine.

NounEdit

fiann f ‎(genitive singular féinne, nominative plural fianna)

  1. soldier

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fiann fhiann bhfiann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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