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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish lann, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlaxsnā, from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (flat). Cognate with Welsh llafn and with Old Norse flatr (English flat), Latin plānus (flat). Compare Scottish Gaelic lann.

NounEdit

lann f (genitive singular lainne, nominative plural lanna)

  1. (literary) sword
  2. blade
  3. scale (of a fish)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish lann, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Welsh llan and with Old English land (English land). Compare Scottish Gaelic lann.

NounEdit

lann f (genitive singular lainne, nominative plural lanna)

  1. (archaic) floor
  2. (archaic) enclosure
  3. (obsolete) church
DeclensionEdit
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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish lann, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Welsh llan; and with Proto-Germanic *landą, English land.

NounEdit

lann f (genitive singular lann, plural lannyn)

  1. enclosure
  2. habitation

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸlaxsnā, from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (flat). Cognate with Welsh llafn and with Old Norse flatr (English flat), Latin plānus (flat).

NounEdit

lann f (genitive lainne, nominative plural lanna)

  1. thin plate, layer
  2. blade, sword
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *landā, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Welsh llan; and with Old English land (English land).

NounEdit

lann f or m (genitive lainne or lainn, nominative plural lanna or lainn)

  1. building, house
  2. land, plot
  3. plate
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lann
also llann after a proclitic
lann
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lann
also llann after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish lann, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlaxsnā, from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (flat). Cognate with Welsh llafn; and with Old Norse flatr (English flat), Latin plānus (flat). Compare Irish lann.

NounEdit

lann f (genitive singular lanna or lainne or lainn, plural lannan)

  1. blade, knife, sword, weapon, any bladed instrument
    lann na sgéinethe blade of the knife
    lann lìomhaidha polished sword
    lann thanaa thin blade
    ma liùbhras mi mo chlaidheamh, is ann an aghaidh na lannaif I give up my sword, it shall be point first
    — i.e. you must fight for it
    tharraing iad an lannthey drew their swords
  2. lancet
  3. washer (flat disc)
  4. scale (of a fish)
    lannan is itean an éisgthe scales and fins of the fish
  5. scale, rove (round piece of metal on which nails are clinched inside a boat)
  6. film (layer)
    lann a' bhàis air a shùileanthe film of death on his eyes

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish lann, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (land, heath). Cognate with Welsh llan; and with Proto-Germanic *landą, whence English land. Compare Irish lann.

NounEdit

lann f (genitive singular lainn, plural lannan or lanndaichean)

  1. enclosure
  2. house, dwelling
  3. church
  4. repository
  5. stud, boss (as on a shield)
  6. gridiron
  7. scale (balance)
  8. (rarely) land
  9. (rarely) veil
  10. corn-yard
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