ainmm

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Primitive Irish ᚐᚅᚋ (anm), from Proto-Celtic *anman, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ainmm n (nasal stem)

  1. name
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 24a38
      Ní epur a n-anman sund.
      I do not say their names here.
  2. reputation, repute, renown
  3. (grammar) noun
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 211b6
      "ind anme fil ina chomsuidigud" glosses nominis
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 27a9
      nibí dechor etir diall nanmann ┐ pronominum
      there is no difference between the declension of nouns and pronouns

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ainmm unchanged n-ainmm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.