IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish séimigidir (to attenuate; soften), from séim (slender; smooth). Synchronically analyzable as séimh +‎ -igh.

VerbEdit

séimhigh (present analytic séimhíonn, future analytic séimheoidh, verbal noun séimhiú, past participle séimhithe)

  1. (literary) to thin, attenuate
  2. to make, become mild; to mellow
  3. (phonology) to lenite

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
séimhigh shéimhigh
after an, tséimhigh
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.