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IrishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. verbal noun of cúnaigh
  2. help, aid, assistance
    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.

External linksEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 166.
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 452.
  • “congnaṁ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.