See also: Rian and rían

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish rían.

NounEdit

rian m (genitive singular riain, nominative plural rianta)

  1. course, path
  2. mark, trace, track
  3. (card games) jink
  4. power of movement, vigor
  5. (traditional) genealogy

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative genitive plural used in certain cases: rian

Derived termsEdit

  • comhrian (corresponding course; contour)
  • trasrian (crossing)
  • rianaí (wayfarer, wanderer; tracker, tracer; genealogist)
  • rianaigh (to mark out, trace, indent, chart, track)

Further readingEdit


KairiruEdit

NounEdit

rian

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Terry Crowley, Claire Bowern, An Introduction to Historical Linguistics (2010, →ISBN, page 333
  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm, New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study (1976)

LigurianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rivus.

NounEdit

rian m (please provide plural)

  1. brook

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish rían.

NounEdit

rian m (genitive singular rian, plural rianan)

  1. method, system, mode, manner
  2. methodicalness, orderliness
  3. reason, sense, sanity
  4. (music) arrangement

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

rian

  1. definite singular of ria

AnagramsEdit