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Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

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ConjunctionEdit

uan

  1. and.

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish úan, from Proto-Celtic *ognos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnós (lamb).

NounEdit

uan m (genitive singular uain, nominative plural uain)

  1. lamb
    Luigh leis an uan, agus éirigh leis an éan.
    Lie with the lamb, and rise with the bird.
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish auen, uan (foam) (compare Modern Irish variants obhan, odhan, othan,[1] which all reflect the early Old Irish pronunciation of auen as a disyllabic word before loss of hiatus original caused by loss of *w.) from Proto-Celtic *fowino- (compare Proto-Brythonic *owin which yielded Welsh ewyn, Cornish Cornish ewyn, Middle Breton eon and Modern Breton ewon) or possibly *fowsino- from Proto-Indo-European *pew(H)-)[2] .

NounEdit

uan m (genitive singular uain)

  1. froth, foam
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uan n-uan huan t-uan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla (Irish-English Dictionary), Pádraig S. Dineen, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1996 (first published 1927), p.1286
  2. ^ Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, Ranko Matasović, Leiden/Boston, 2009, p.138

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish úan, from Proto-Celtic *ognos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnós (lamb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uan m (genitive singular uain, plural uain)

  1. lamb

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uan n-uan h-uan t-uan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit