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

References[edit]

  • ìm” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “imb, imm”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language