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Glan
See also: Glan and glân

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos ("clean, clear").

Adjective

glan

  1. pure

Mutation


Irish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Irish glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos ("clean, clear").

Adjective

glan (genitive singular masculine glain, genitive singular feminine glaine, plural glana, comparative glaine)

  1. clean
  2. clear
Declension
Archaic declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Irish glanaid ("cleanses, purifies, purges"), from the adjective.

Verb

glan (present analytic glanann, future analytic glanfaidh, verbal noun glanadh, past participle glanta)

  1. clean
Conjugation

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glan ghlan nglan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *glanos.

Pronunciation

Adjective

glan

  1. clean
  2. pure
  3. clear

Inflection

o/?-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative glan glan glan
Vocative glain*
glan**
Accusative glan glain
Genitive glain glaine glain
Dative glan glain glan
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative glain glana
Vocative glanu
glana+
Accusative glanu
glana+
Genitive glan
Dative glanaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
+ not when substantivized

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Irish: glan
  • Scottish Gaelic: glan

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
glan glan
pronounced with /?(?)-/
nglan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading


Old Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *gl?n?.

Noun

glan m

  1. dirt, filth

Descendants

Further reading

  • "glan", in S?ownik poj?ciowy j?zyka staropolskiego[1] (in Polish), Instytut J?zyka Polskiego Polskiej Akademii Nauk, (Please provide a date or year)

Polish

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation

Noun

glan m inan

  1. bovver boot

Declension

Further reading

  • glan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology 1

From Old Irish glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos ("clean, clear").

Adjective

glan (comparative glaine)

  1. clean
  2. pure
  3. fine, grand, sheer

Etymology 2

From Old Irish glanaid ("cleanses, purifies, purges"), from glan.

Verb

glan (past ghlan, future glanaidh, verbal noun glanadh, past participle glante)

  1. clean, purify
  2. purge, refine
  3. weed

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh glann, from Proto-Brythonic *glann, from Proto-Celtic *glannos.

Pronunciation

Noun

glan f (plural glannau or glennydd)

  1. bank, shore

Derived terms

  • glanio ("to come ashore, to land")

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glan lan nglan unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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