See also: Slane, slané, and słane

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Irish sleán, sleaghán.

PronunciationEdit

Homophone: slain

NounEdit

slane (plural slanes)

  1. (Ireland) A spade for cutting turf or peat, consisting of an iron flat-bladed head and a long wooden shaft.
    • 1997: Little McTiernan at the Door is giving out short-handl’d Peat-Cutters styl’d, by the Irish, ‘Slanes’. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish slán.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [slɛᵈn], [slɛːn]

AdjectiveEdit

slane

  1. well, sane, unhurt
  2. whole, entire, undivided, inviolate
  3. intact, unbroken
  4. absolute (of ruler)
  5. perfect, complete
  6. unexpurgated (as edition)

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InterjectionEdit

slane

  1. goodbye
  2. chin-chin, cheers

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
slane lane
after "yn", tlane
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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