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See also: lion, Lion, and lìon

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish lín (linen, cloth, thread; net).

NounEdit

líon m (genitive singular lín)

  1. (agriculture) flax
  2. (textiles) linen
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

líon m (genitive singular lín, nominative plural líonta)

  1. net
  2. web
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish lín (full number, complement).

NounEdit

líon m (genitive singular lín or líona, nominative plural líonta)

  1. full number, complement; great number
  2. fill, measure
  3. (mathematics) quotient
  4. (literary) party; part, side
DeclensionEdit

(party; part, side):

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Irish línaid, from lín (full number, complement).

VerbEdit

líon (present analytic líonann, future analytic líonfaidh, verbal noun líonadh, past participle líonta)

  1. to fill
  2. (of tide) to flood
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • folíon (fill up underneath; make up, supplement)