suain

See also: Suain

Contents

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

suain m

  1. genitive singular of suan

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
suain shuain
after an, tsuain
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish súan(slumber, sleep).

NounEdit

suain f ‎(genitive singular suaine, plural suainean)

  1. slumber, sleep, narcosis

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually implies a deep sleep.

SynonymsEdit

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