amadan

[ ah-muh-dawn ]
/ ˈɑ məˌdɔn /

noun Irish.

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Origin of amadan

< Irish amadán, diminutive (with suffix -án) of amaid a foolish woman < *anmedy witless (< *an-man-t-i; cf. mental1), crossed with *ameth (< *ambi-bito-; compare Old Irish baéth foolish) very foolish
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