íomhá

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ímáig (compare Scottish Gaelic ìomhaigh), from Latin imāgō.

Noun[edit]

íomhá f, m (genitive singular íomhá, nominative plural íomhánna)

  1. image, statue
  2. likeness, representation, reflection
  3. puny, insignificant, creature; mere semblance

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "íomhá" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ímáig” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.