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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish frém, prém, from older frén.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fréamh f (genitive singular fréimhe, nominative plural fréamhacha)

  1. root
  2. source, origin
  3. (literary) rootstock, race
  4. (linguistics, chemistry) radical

DeclensionEdit

Archaic weak plural forms:

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fréamh fhréamh bhfréamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "fréamh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • frém” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • frén” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • prém” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fréaṁ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 334.
  • Entries containing “fréamh” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “fréamh” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.