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IrishEdit

VerbEdit

innis (present analytic innseann, future analytic innseochaidh, verbal noun innsint, past participle inniste)

  1. Archaic form of inis (tell)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish inis.

NounEdit

innis f (genitive singular innis, plural innisyn)

  1. island
  2. islet

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Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish inis.

NounEdit

innis f (genitive singular innse, plural innsean or innseachan)

  1. island, inch
  2. meadow, pasture, haugh
  3. sheltered valley protected by a wood.
  4. headland
  5. (Islay) Choice place
  6. (Ross, Sutherland) A low-lying and sheltered place, where cows are gathered to be milked and where they lie out at night.
  7. distress, misery
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish indisid (tells, recounts, mentions, describes).

VerbEdit

innis (past dh'innis, future innsidh, verbal noun innse, past participle inniste)

  1. tell
  2. declare, relate
  3. report, inform
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