ainm

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ainmm, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚅᚋ ‎(anm), from Proto-Celtic *anman, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ ‎(name).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ainm m, f ‎(genitive singular ainm, nominative plural ainmneacha)

  1. name
  2. reputation
  3. (grammar) noun

DeclensionEdit

Standard:

Nonstandard, feminine:

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ainm n-ainm hainm t-ainm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "ainm" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ainmm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ainm” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

ainm n

  1. Alternative spelling of ainmm ‎(name)

ReferencesEdit

  • ainmm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ainmm n, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚅᚋ ‎(anm), from Proto-Celtic *anman, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ ‎(name).

NounEdit

ainm m ‎(genitive singular ainme, plural ainmean or ainmeannan)

  1. name

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • ainmm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
Read in another language