cumhang

IrishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cumhang

  1. Obsolete spelling of cúng

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cumhang chumhang gcumhang
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cumung, from Proto-Celtic *kom-ingus (compare Welsh cyfyng), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm ‎(beside, near, by, with) + *h₂enǵʰ- ‎(tight, painfully constricted).

AdjectiveEdit

cumhang

  1. narrow, close, tight
  2. close-minded, narrow-minded, illiberal
    • 'S e neach-dìolain cumhang!
      He’s a narrow-minded bastard!
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