See also: ogham

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Unclear. Possibly from the Irish og-úaim (point-seam), referring to the seam made by the point of a sharp weapon.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ogham

  1. An ancient Celtic alphabet historically used to write Primitive Irish.

Usage notesEdit

The pronunciation /ˈoʊ.əm/ more closely matches the modern Irish pronunciation of the word ([ˈoːmˠ], [ˈoːəmˠ]), but the pronunciation /ˈɒɡəm/, based on the spelling and the Old Irish pronunciation, is also common in English.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

Ogham (plural Oghams)

  1. A single character in this alphabet.

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