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Dhannuá

Alternative forms

ḏánnuā (post-reform spelling)

Etymology

From Middle Dhannuá dhannuá, from Dánair Dhannuá dhannuaa, from Old Dhannuá dhánnuā(s) from Finio-Dhannic danghwās (compare Finian tanwâr), from Proto-Lúsanic dənghwās, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Irish teanga, Latin lingua).

Pronunciation

(Standard Aurónian) IPA: /ˈdʱannuaː/

(East Aurónian) IPA: /ˈdʱãnwɑː/

Noun

dhannuá (plural dhannuár); n.

  1. A language.
  2. (anatomy) tongue.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
Nominative dhannuá dhannuár
Genitive dhannuar dhannu
Accusative dhannuánn dhannuánna
Dative dhannuód dhannued
Essive dhannuáta dhannuádh
Comitative dhannuáúe dhannuárúe

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