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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish dam (ox, stag), from Proto-Celtic *damos, from Proto-Indo-European *dm̥h₂-ó- (bull) (compare Albanian dem (bullock), Ancient Greek δάμαλος (dámalos, calf)), from *demh₂- (to tame) (compare Old Irish daimid (to allow, give in), Latin domō, English tame).

NounEdit

damh m (genitive singular daimh, nominative plural daimh)

  1. ox
  2. stag
  3. (figuratively) strong man, champion; corpulent person
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish dom (house, home).

NounEdit

damh f (genitive singular daimhe, nominative plural damha)

  1. (literary) house, home
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

damh (emphatic damhsa)

  1. Alternative form of dom (for/to me)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
damh dhamh ndamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dam (ox, stag), from Proto-Celtic *damos, from Proto-Indo-European *dm̥h₂-ó- (bull) (compare Albanian dem (bullock), Ancient Greek δάμαλος (dámalos, calf)), from *demh₂- (to tame) (compare Old Irish daimid (to allow, give in), Latin domō, English tame).

NounEdit

damh m (genitive singular daimh, plural damhan)

  1. ox, bullock
  2. stag (usually of red deer)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
damh dhamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit