chomh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

chomh (triggers h-prothesis)

  1. as (followed by le before a noun phrase and agus or is before a clause)
    Bhí a gúna chomh geal le sneachta.
    Her gown was as white as snow.
    D’fhreagair mé chomh fírinneach agus a tháinig liom
    I answered as truthfully as I could.
  2. so
    Níl sé chomh láidir sin. — He is not so strong.
  3. how
    Chomh hard leis! — How tall he is!

Derived terms[edit]