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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish salann, from Proto-Celtic [Term?], 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.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic [Term?] (compare Welsh halen), from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls, whence also English salt, Latin sāl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salann m ‎(genitive salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

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.

ReferencesEdit

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish saland, from Proto-Celtic [Term?], compare Latin sal and Ancient Greek ἅλς ‎(háls).

NounEdit

salann m ‎(genitive singular salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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)
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