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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish fúaimm, from Proto-Celtic *woxsman, from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (to speak, sound out).

NounEdit

fuaim f (genitive singular fuaime, nominative plural fuaimeanna)

  1. sound
  2. noise
  3. clamour
DeclensionEdit

Obsolete declension as a third-declension noun:

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

fuaim

  1. first-person singular present indicative and imperative of fuaigh

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fuaim fhuaim bhfuaim
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish fúaimm, from Proto-Celtic *woxsman, from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (to speak, sound out).

NounEdit

fuaim m (genitive singular fuaime, plural fuaimean)

  1. sound
  2. noise

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit