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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

menmae m (genitive menman, nominative plural menmain)

  1. the mind
  2. thinking, understanding
  3. thought, heed, attention
  4. spirit, courage, self-confidence
  5. desire, inclination

InflectionEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Irish: menma

MutationEdit

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

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