See also: cèim

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

céim f ‎(genitive singular 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)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • céimnigh ‎(step, pace; graduate, verb)

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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