Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish imb, from Proto-Celtic *emban-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷen-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ìm m (genitive ìme)

  1. butter
    • fear an ìme mhòir 's e a's binne glòir
      • (literally, the man of much butter, his voice is the sweetest) the rich man's voice prevails

ReferencesEdit

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
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