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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin columbus, from Ancient Greek κόλυμβος (kólumbos, a diver), from κολυμβάω (kolumbáō, dive, plunge headlong, swim).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

columb m

  1. dove

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: colm
  • Manx: colum
  • Scottish Gaelic: calum

MutationEdit

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