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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish moín (gift, benefit), from Proto-Celtic *moinis (treasure, precious object) (compare Welsh mwyn (mild, gentle) and Breton moan (thin)), from Proto-Indo-European *moynis (compare Latin mūnis (obliging), Old English mǣne (common)), from *mey- (to change).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maoin f (genitive singular maoine, nominative plural maoine)

  1. property, assets, goods, funds
    Synonyms: sealúchas, sócmhainní, gustal, acmhainn
  2. riches, wealth, treasure, fortune
    Synonym: rachmas
  3. opulence
    Synonym: saibhreas

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish moín (gift, benefit), from Proto-Celtic *moinis (treasure, precious object) (compare Welsh mwyn (mild, gentle) and Breton moan (thin)), from Proto-Indo-European *moynis (compare Latin mūnis (obliging), Old English mǣne (common)), from *mey- (to change).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maoin f (genitive singular maoine, plural maoinean)

  1. assets, funds
  2. fund (financial scheme)
  3. gear, goods
    Synonym: bathar
  4. wealth
    Synonyms: beartas, ionmhas

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
maoin mhaoin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.