nèamh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish nem, from Proto-Celtic *nemos (heaven, sky), from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos. Cognate with Irish neamh, Manx niau, Welsh and Cornish nef, Middle Breton neff (modern Breton neñv). Slavic Russian небо/nebo (nebo/nebo)) heaven.

Noun[edit]

nèamh m (genitive nèimh, plural nèamhan)

  1. heaven, paradise
  2. (rare) heavens, sky

Derived terms[edit]