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4 letters words from 'cion'

CION 6COIN 6
CONI 6ICON 6

3 letters words from 'cion'

CON 5ION 3

2 letters words from 'cion'

IN 2IO 2
NO 2OI 2
ON 2 

All 4 letters words made out of cion

cion icon coin ocin iocn oicn cino icno cnio ncio inco nico coni ocni cnoi ncoi onci noci ionc oinc inoc nioc onic noic

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Definitions and meaning of cion

cion

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aɪən

Noun

cion (plural cions)

  1. (chiefly in botanical senses) Alternative spelling of scion
    • 1621–1626 (published posthumously in 1627): Francis Bacon, Sylva Sylvarum : or, A Natural History ; in ten centuries, century V, Experiments in consort touching the putting back or retardation of germination, ¶ 421; reprinted in:
    • 1838, The works of Lord Bacon : with an introductory essay, and a portrait ; in two volumes, volume 1, page 133 (London : William Ball, Paternoster Row ; stereotyped and printed by John Childs and son)
      421. Men have entertained a conceit that showeth prettily ; namely, that if you graft a late-coming fruit upon a stock of a fruit-tree that cometh early, the graft will bear early ; as a peach upon a cherry ; and contrariwise, if an early-coming fruit upon a stock of a fruit-tree that cometh late, the graft will bear fruit late ; as a cherry upon a peach. But these are but imaginations, and untrue. The cause is, for that the cion overruleth the stock quite : and the stock is but passive only, and giveth aliment, but no motion to the graft.

Anagrams

  • COIN, Coin, ICON, Nico, coin, coni, icon

Irish

Pronunciation

  • (Munster) IPA(key): /cʊnˠ/
  • IPA(key): /cɪnˠ/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish cin (love, affection; esteem, respect).

Noun

cion m (genitive singular ceana)

  1. love, affection, fondness (+ ar (for))
  2. regard, esteem
  3. effect, influence
Declension
Derived terms
  • cionmhar², ceanúil (loving, affectionate)

Etymology 2

From Old Irish cin (share, due portion).

Noun

cion m (genitive singular cion)

  1. share, amount
Declension
Derived terms
  • cionmhar¹

Etymology 3

From Old Irish cin (guilt, fault, crime, offence).

Noun

cion m (genitive singular ciona, nominative plural cionta)

  1. offence, transgression; blame
Declension
Derived terms
  • ainchion m (grievous offence)
  • ciontóir m (offender)

Mutation

References

  • "cion" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “cin”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Old French

Alternative forms

  • ciun, sion

Etymology

Frankish *kiþ, cognate with English kid.

Noun

cion m (oblique plural cions, nominative singular cions, nominative plural cion)

  1. child, usually a newborn

Descendants

  • Middle French: sion
    • French: scion
  • Picard: chion
  • Middle English: sioun, cioun, ciun, cyun, scion, scioun, sion, siun, syon, syoun
    • English: scion

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From the root of gan (without)

Noun

cion m (genitive singular cion, no plural)

  1. lack, want, shortage, scarcity

Synonyms

  • gainne
  • gainnead

Derived terms

  • cion-cosnaidh
  • cion-meirbhidh

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a cutting from a plant or tree.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)