Focal an Lae #257
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: gan (GUHN) [gən]

Meaning: gan = without

Usage:

History: Old Irish “cen” comes from Indo-European *ken- (empty). The only cognate in English seems to be “kenosis”, a theological term derived from Greek “kenos” (empty).

Scottish Gaelic: gun

2008-06-19 CPD