foilmhe

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish foilme (emptiness, want), from folam (empty) (modern folamh).

NounEdit

foilmhe f (genitive singular foilmhe, nominative plural foilmhí)

  1. emptiness, blankness, vacuity, inanition
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

foilmhe

  1. inflection of folamh:
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. comparative degree

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foilmhe fhoilmhe bhfoilmhe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • Entries containing “foilmhe” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “foilmhe” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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