See also: grían and grian-

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish grían (sun), from Proto-Celtic *grēnā.

 
an ghrian

NounEdit

grian f (genitive singular gréine, nominative plural grianta)

  1. (the) sun
    1. sunshine
    2. (figuratively) paragon
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

grian (present analytic grianann, future analytic grianfaidh, verbal noun grianadh, past participle grianta)

  1. (transitive) sun
  2. (transitive, photography) solarize
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish grian (see below).

NounEdit

grian m (genitive singular griain)

  1. Alternative form of grean (gravel, grit; coarse sand)
  2. (of sea, lake, river) bottom
  3. earth, ground, land
  4. surface

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
grian ghrian ngrian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External linksEdit

  • "grian" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • grían” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • grian” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish grían (sun), from Proto-Celtic *grēnā.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡriːn], [ɡriᵈn] invalid IPA characters (ᵈ)

NounEdit

grian f (genitive singular greiney, plural grianyn)

  1. sun
    Plaasyn prinsoil glistral myr whilleen grian.‎ ― Princely palaces shining like so many suns.
    Ta'n ghrian yial er chooilleen e jurnaa.‎ ― The bright sun has finished her journey.
  2. sunlight
  3. sunshine

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
grian ghrian ngrian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • grían” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grïan ?

  1. gravel
  2. sand
  3. bottom (of river)
  4. floor (of sea)

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • grian” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish grían (sun), from Proto-Celtic *grēnā.

NounEdit

grian f (genitive singular grèine, plural grianan)

  1. sun

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • grían” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.