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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish srían (bridle), from Latin frēnum (bridle).

NounEdit

srian m (genitive singular sriain, nominative plural srianta)

  1. bridle
  2. restraint

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

srian (present analytic srianann, future analytic srianfaidh, verbal noun srianadh, past participle srianta)

  1. to bridle, curb, restrain

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • srían” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “srian” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 688.
  • "srian" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “srian” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “srian” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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).

NounEdit

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).

VerbEdit

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

  1. bridle, curb, restrain, control
SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
srian shrian
after "an", t-srian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.