cosmail

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From com- +‎ samail

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cosmail

  1. like, alike, similar (+ fri (to))
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 91b7
      is dó du·gníinn-se anísin, combin cosmail fri encu
      It is for that [reason] that I used to do that, so that I might be like innocent ones

DeclensionEdit

i-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cosmail cosmail cosmail
Vocative cosmail
Accusative cosmail cosmail
Genitive cosmail cosmaile cosmail
Dative cosmail cosmail cosmail
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative cosmaili cosmaili
Vocative cosmaili
Accusative cosmaili
Genitive cosmail*
cosmaile
Dative cosmailib
Notes *not when substantivized

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: cosúil
  • Manx: cosoyl
  • Scottish Gaelic: cosail

MutationEdit

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

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