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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish íarn, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom (compare Welsh haearn, Breton houarn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iarann m ‎(genitive singular iarainn, nominative plural iarainn)

  1. iron (element)
  2. iron (appliance for smoothing clothes)
  3. (golf) iron

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
iarann n-iarann hiarann t-iarann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish íarn, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom (compare Welsh haearn, Breton houarn), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥.

NounEdit

iarann m ‎(genitive singular iarainn, plural iarannan)

  1. iron
  2. blade (of scythe)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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