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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sámach (in a state of repose, easy, at rest) (compare Irish sámhach), from sám (calm, peaceful, easy, at rest; pleasant) + -ach.

AdjectiveEdit

sàmhach

  1. silent, quiet

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
sàmhach shàmhach
after "an", t-sàmhach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

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