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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

mían n, m (genitive méin, nominative plural míana)

  1. desire, inclination; object of desire
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *mēnis (ore)

NounEdit

mían f (genitive méine)

  1. (mining) mineral, ore
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MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mían
also mmían after a proclitic
mían
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
mían
also mmían 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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