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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish foirenn (band, troop, group of people).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfˠɪɾʲən̪ˠ/

NounEdit

foireann f (genitive singular foirne, nominative plural foirne)

  1. number, group, of people; band, troop, company, staff, personnel
  2. (nautical) crew
    Synonym: criú
  3. (sports) team, side
  4. cast (of a play)
    Synonym: foireann aisteoirí
  5. set, kit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foireann fhoireann bhfoireann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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