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BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos (clean, clear).

AdjectiveEdit

glan

  1. pure

MutationEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos (clean, clear).

AdjectiveEdit

glan (genitive singular masculine glain, genitive singular feminine glaine, plural glana, comparative glaine)

  1. clean
  2. clear
DeclensionEdit
Archaic declension
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish glanaid (cleanses, purifies, purges), from the adjective.

VerbEdit

glan (present analytic glanann, future analytic glanfaidh, verbal noun glanadh, past participle glanta)

  1. clean
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glan ghlan nglan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *glanos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

glan

  1. clean
  2. pure
  3. clear

InflectionEdit

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative glan glan glan
Vocative glain*
glan**
Accusative glan glain
Genitive glain glaine glain
Dative glan glain glan
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative glain glana
Vocative glanu
glana
Accusative glanu
glana
Genitive glan
Dative glanaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: glan
  • Scottish Gaelic: glan

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Old PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *glěnь.

NounEdit

glan m

  1. dirt, filth

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • “glan”, in Słownik pojęciowy języka staropolskiego[1] (in Polish), Instytut Języka Polskiego Polskiej Akademii Nauk, (Please provide a date or year)

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

glan m inan

  1. bovver boot

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • glan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos (clean, clear).

AdjectiveEdit

glan (comparative glaine)

  1. clean
  2. pure
  3. fine, grand, sheer

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish glanaid (cleanses, purifies, purges), from glan.

VerbEdit

glan (past ghlan, future glanaidh, verbal noun glanadh, past participle glante)

  1. clean, purify
  2. purge, refine
  3. weed

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh glann, from Proto-Brythonic *glann, from Proto-Celtic *glannos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

glan f (plural glannau or glennydd)

  1. bank, shore

Derived termsEdit

  • glanio (to come ashore, to land)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glan lan nglan unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.