Focal an Lae #279
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: grian (GREE-uhn) [g′r′iːən]

Meaning: grian = sun

Usage:

History: Old Irish “grían” comes from Indo-European *ghreinā, from the root *gher- (to shine, glow; grey). English cognates inclulde “grey” and “grizzle”.

Scottish Gaelic: grian

2008-06-19 CPD