cnámh

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See also: cnàmh

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cnáim, from Proto-Indo-European *knāmi-, a variation of *konemo- (bone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [knɑːvʲ], [knaːvʲ]

Noun[edit]

cnámh f (genitive cnáimhe, nominative plural cnámha)

  1. bone
  2. (in the plural) bones (musical instrument)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cnámh chnámh gcnámh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, vol. II, 155.