See also: gein

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English gene.

NounEdit

géin f (genitive singular géine, nominative plural géinte)

  1. gene

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Etymology 2Edit

From English jean.

NounEdit

géin f (genitive singular géine)

  1. jean, denim
    Synonym: deinim
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

géin f (genitive singular géine)

  1. Alternative form of geoin (confused noise, drone, hum; cry, whimper; derision, mockery)
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
géin ghéin ngéin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • Entries containing “géin” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “géin” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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