dh'

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Particle[edit]

dh’

  1. Used for leniting vowels.

Usage notes[edit]

  • If a grammatical rule demands lenition of words beginning with a consonant, eg when creating an infinitive or a past tense form, this particle is added as a prefix to words beginning with a vowel.
    snàmh — swim
    a shnàmh — to swim
    shnàmh mi — I swam
    òl — drink
    a dh’òl — to drink
    dh’òl mi — I drank