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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ambliyū, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nobʰilos.

NounEdit

imbliu ?

  1. navel

DeclensionEdit

Masculine n-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative imbliu imlenda
Vocative
Accusative imlindN imlindaH
Genitive imlenn
Dative imlindL imlennaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
imbliu unchanged n-imbliu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “imbliu”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN