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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish frém, prém, from older frén.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /fʲɾʲeːvˠ/

NounEdit

fréamh f ‎(genitive singular fréimhe, nominative plural fréamhacha)

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

DeclensionEdit

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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.

ReferencesEdit

  • "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.
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