Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish srían ‎(bridle; check, control; act of checking, restraining), from Latin frēnum ‎(bridle, harness, curb, bit; means of guiding or governing; restraint, check, limit).


srian f ‎(genitive singular srèine, plural srèinean or srianan or sriantan)

  1. stripe, streak
  2. bridle, curb , rein
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish sríanad ‎(act of reining in, checking) or sríanaigid ‎(controls, restrains), from srían ‎(bridle; check, control).


srian ‎(past srian, future srianaidh, verbal noun srianadh, past participle srianta)

  1. bridle, curb, restrain, control
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