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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

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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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