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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cnáim, from Proto-Celtic *knāmis, from Proto-Indo-European *kónh₂m (leg).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cnámh f (genitive singular cnáimhe, nominative plural cnámha)
cnámh m (genitive singular cnámha, nominative plural cnámha)

  1. (anatomy) bone
  2. (in the plural) bones (musical instrument)

DeclensionEdit

As a second-declension feminine noun:

As a third-declension masculine noun:

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cnámh chnámh gcnámh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit