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Old IrishEdit

cnáimh

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *knāmi-, from Proto-Indo-European *konemo- ‎(bone).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cnáim m ‎(genitive cnámo or cnáma, nominative plural cnámai)

  1. bone

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cnáimh chnáimh cnáimh
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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