snaidhm

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish snaidm, from Old Irish naidm, naidmm.

Noun[edit]

snaidhm f (genitive snaidhme, nominative plural snaidhmeanna)

  1. knot
  2. bond
  3. physical constriction, contortion
  4. (construction) tie, brace
  5. difficulty, problem

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

snaidhm (present analytic snaidhmeann, future analytic snaidhmfidh, verbal noun snaidhmeadh, past participle snaidhmthe)

  1. to knot
  2. to bind, tie, entwine
  3. to join, unite
  4. (anatomy) to knit

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
snaidhm shnaidhm
after "an", tsnaidhm
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish snaidm, from Old Irish naidm, naidmm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

snaidhm m (genitive snaidhm, plural snaidhmean or snaidhmeannan)

  1. knot

Derived terms[edit]