amadan

[ah-muh-dawn]

noun Irish.


Nearby words

  1. amabella,
  2. amabelle,
  3. amable,
  4. amabokoboko,
  5. amacrine,
  6. amadavat,
  7. amadis,
  8. amadis of gaul,
  9. amado,
  10. amado, jorge

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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