See also: oceń

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ōceanus, from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

océn m

  1. ocean, (deep) sea

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative océn océnL océinL
Vocative océin océnL océnuH
Accusative océnN océnL océnuH
Genitive océinL océn océnN
Dative océnL océnaib océnaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: aigéan
  • Scottish Gaelic: aigeann

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
océn unchanged n-océn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.