léimm

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *lanxsmen- (compare Welsh llam), from Proto-Indo-European *legʷh- ‎(light, not heavy).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

léimm n ‎(genitive léimme, nominative plural léimmen)

  1. verbal noun of lingid
  2. jump
  3. leap

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
léimm
also lléimm after a proclitic
léimm
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
léimm
also lléimm after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.