sèimhich

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish séimigidir (thins, attenuates, lessens, reduces; smooths, softens), from séim (slender, thin, narrow, slight; smooth).

Verb[edit]

sèimhich (past shèimhich, future sèimhichidh, verbal noun sèimheachadh, past participle sèimhichte)

  1. (phonology) lenite

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