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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish salann, from Proto-Celtic *salanos, *salenos, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salann m (genitive singular salainn)

  1. salt

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
salann shalann
after an, tsalann
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "salann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • salann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *salanos, *salenos (compare Welsh halen), from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls, whence also English salt, Latin sāl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salann m (genitive salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • salann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish saland, from Proto-Celtic *salanos, *salenos, compare Latin sal and Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls).

NounEdit

salann m (genitive singular salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • salann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.