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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish glún, dissimilated from earlier Proto-Celtic *gnūnos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu. Cognate with Breton glin (knee), Scottish Gaelic glùin and Welsh glin (knee), and further English knee, Latin genū (knee).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

glúin f (genitive singular glúine, nominative plural glúine)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. generation

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glúin ghlúin nglúin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

glúin

  1. dative singular of glún

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
glúin glúin
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
nglúin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.