ìm

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish imb, imm, from Proto-Celtic *emban-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷen-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìm m (genitive singular ìme)

  1. butter
    • fear an ìme mhòir 's e a's binne glòir
      • (literally, the man of much butter, his voice is the sweetest) the rich man's voice prevails

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ìm n-ìm h-ìm t-ìm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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