See also: Naomh

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish naem, from Old Irish noíb, noeb (holy; sacred, consecrated).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

naomh m (genitive singular naoimh, nominative plural naoimh)

  1. saint

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naomh (genitive singular masculine naoimh, genitive singular feminine naoimhe, plural naomha, comparative naoimhe)

  1. holy, blessed

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • naofa (holy, sanctified; sacred)

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish naem, from Old Irish noíb, noeb (holy; sacred, consecrated).

NounEdit

naomh m (genitive singular naoimh, plural naoimh)

  1. saint

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naomh

  1. blessed, holy, sacred

ReferencesEdit

  • naomh” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “noíb”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language