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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish congnam, verbal noun of con·gní.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cúnamh m ‎(genitive as noun cúnaimh, as verbal noun cúnta)

  1. verbal noun of cúnaigh
  2. help, aid, assistance
    Proverb: D'ordaigh Dia cúnamh; is maith le Dia (féin) cúnamh.‎ ― God helps those who help themselves.

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cúnamh chúnamh gcúnamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "cúnamh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • congnam” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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