glainne

Scottish GaelicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish glain (crystal, glass), which was related to and confused with glaine, gloine (glass, crystal, literally clearness, cleanness) (compare modern Irish gloine), from glan (clean, pure, clear, bright, exact, complete).

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NounEdit

glainne f (genitive singular glainne, plural glainneachan)

  1. glass
  2. (in the plural) glasses, spectacles

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AdjectiveEdit

glainne

  1. glass

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
glainne ghlainne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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