EnglishEdit

NounEdit

sean (plural seans)

  1. Alternative form of seine

VerbEdit

sean (third-person singular simple present seans, present participle seaning, simple past and past participle seaned)

  1. Alternative form of seine
    • 1874, Edmund William Hunt Holdsworth, Deep-sea fishing and fishing boats (page 157)
      Seaning is conducted on a large scale at St. Ives for the capture of pilchards []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for sean in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sen (compare Manx shenn), from Proto-Celtic *senos (compare Welsh hen), from Proto-Indo-European *sénos (old) (compare Latin senior/senex, Lithuanian sẽnas).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sean (comparative sine) (used predicatively)

  1. old

Usage notesEdit

NounEdit

sean m (genitive singular sean, nominative plural seana)

  1. senior, ancestor
  2. oldness; old thing

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sean shean
after an, tsean
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sen (compare Manx shenn), from Proto-Celtic *senos (compare Welsh hen), from Proto-Indo-European *sénos (old) (compare Latin senior/senex, Lithuanian sẽnas).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sean (comparative sine)

  1. old

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sean

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of ser.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of ser.
  3. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of ser.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

sean (nominative plural seans)

  1. ocean (large body of water)

DeclensionEdit