Focal an Lae #50
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: fuinneog (FWIHN-yohg)

Meaning: fuinneog = window

Usage:

History: Middle Irish “fuindeóc” comes from Old Norse “vindauga”, a compound of “vindr” (wind) and “auga” (eye), from the Indo-European roots *we- (to blow) and *okw- (to see). English “window” comes from the same Old Norse term.

Scottish Gaelic: uinneag

2008-06-19 CPD