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céim

See also: cèim

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish céimm, from Proto-Indo-European *skeng-, *keng-. Cognate with Old Welsh ceimmin (Welsh cam), Cornish cam, Breton kam; cognate with German hinken. Compare Scottish Gaelic ceum and Manx keim.

NounEdit

céim f (genitive céime, nominative plural céimeanna)

  1. step, footstep
  2. pace
  3. step (of a stair), riser
  4. grade (of elevation)
  5. degree (of a university; angle; temperature)

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
céim chéim gcéim
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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