Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Irish mogénar, modgénair, from the Old Irish phrase mad génair (luckily was born). Cognate with Manx maynrey.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

méanar (predicative only)

  1. fortunate, happy, lucky
    Antonym: mairg
    Is méanar duit!
    Lucky you! Good for you!

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
méanar mhéanar not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 89

Further reading edit