Focal an Lae #268
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: mian (MEE-uhn) [m′iːən]

Meaning: mian = wish, desire

Usage:

History: Old Irish “mían” comes from Indo-European *mei-no- (opinion, intention). English “mean” is a cognate.

Scottish Gaelic: miann

2008-06-19 CPD