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féin

féin

See also: fein, fèin, feîn, féin-, and fèin-

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /heːnʲ/, /fʲeːnʲ/

Adjective

féin

  1. self
    féin ― myself (both emphatic and reflexive)
    sinn féin ― ourselves; we ourselves
  2. own
    mo theach féin ― my own house
Derived terms
See also

Adverb

féin

  1. even, only
    má tá féin ― even if it is

Etymology 2

Noun

féin

  1. inflection of féan:
    1. vocative and genitive singular
    2. nominative and dative plural

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
féin fhéin bhféin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.