sgiamh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scíam, from Proto-Celtic *skeimâ; compare Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌴𐌹𐌼𐌰 (skeima, a light), Old English scíma, Old Norse skími (a gleam of light), further English shine, shimmer.

Noun[edit]

sgiamh f (genitive sgèimhe)

  1. beauty, loveliness, elegance