prím-

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prím ‎(first, primary), from Latin prīmus.

PrefixEdit

prím-

  1. first (in time), primary
  2. foremost, chief, principal, prime (in quality), eminent

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
prím- phrím- prím-
pronounced with /b(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • prím-” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.