See also: Leine and lèine

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish léine (compare Manx lheiney, Scottish Gaelic lèine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

léine f (genitive singular léine, nominative plural léinte)

  1. shirt
  2. tunic

DeclensionEdit

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

léine f

  1. (fabric) linen
  2. (clothing) tunic, smock

InflectionEdit

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative léineL léiniL léini
Vocative léineL léiniL léini
Accusative léiniN léiniL léini
Genitive léine léineL léineN
Dative léiniL léinib léinib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Feminine t-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative léine léinidL, léine léinid
Vocative léine léinidL, léine léintea
Accusative léinidN léinidL, léine léintea
Genitive léined léined léinedN
Dative léinidL léintib léintib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: léine
  • Manx: lheiney
  • Scottish Gaelic: lèine

Further readingEdit