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, 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, Sg. 211b6
      "ind anme fil ina chomsuidigud" glosses nominis
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, Sg. 27a9
      nibí dechor etir diall nanmann ┐ pronominum
      there is no difference between the declension of nouns and pronouns

Declension[edit]

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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.