gráinne

See also: grainne and gràinne

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French grain, grein, from Latin grānum (seed), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm (grain). Doublet of grán.

NounEdit

gráinne m (genitive singular gráinne, nominative plural gráinní)

  1. grain
    1. single grain
      1. (hard) particle
    2. a small quantity of something, pinch
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

gráinne f (genitive singular gráinne)

  1. Synonym of gránnacht (ugliness)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

gráinne

  1. (nonstandard) comparative degree of gránna

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gráinne ghráinne ngráinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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