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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish inunn, in(n)onn (alike, equal, the same, identical, the one).

AdjectiveEdit

ionann

  1. same, identical; alike, equal
    Proverb:
    hionann i gcónaí an cófra is a lucht.
    One should not judge by appearances.
    Proverb:
    hionann dul chun an bhaile mhóir agus teacht as.
    ‘It is easier to go to the town than to come back from it’, delays are inevitable.
    1. (~ is) almost
    2. (literary) the same, something similar

Derived termsEdit

  • ionannaigh (equalize, equate, identify, verb)
  • ionannas m (sameness, identity; uniformity)

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish inunn, in(n)onn (alike, equal, the same, identical, the one).

AdjectiveEdit

ionann

  1. equal, alike, similar, identical, the same, “ditto,” just so, all the same, in like manner, in a suitable manner

Usage notesEdit

  • Used with the verb is:
    Is ionann X agus Y.X is the same as Y.
    Chan ionann thusa is mise.You and I are not the same.
    Cha b' ionann sin agus a bhith an làthair.It was not the same as being present.
    Cha b' ionann e nuair nach robh esan ann.It wasn't the same when he wasn't there.

Derived termsEdit

  • ionannachd f (identity, equality, similarity)

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit