falamh

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Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

falamh (comparative failmhe, genitive singular masculine falaimh, genitive singular feminine failmhe, plural falmha)

  1. (Cois Fharraige) Alternative spelling of folamh (empty).

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
falamh fhalamh bhfalamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

falamh

  1. empty, void
    soitheach falamh ― an empty dish
    air àite falamh ― in a void space
  2. hollow
  3. poor
  4. wanting
    Is fheàrr fuine thana na bhith uile falamh.
    A thin batch is better than to want bread altogether.
  5. unoccupied
    taigh falamh ― an unoccupied house