Cartúm

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See also: cartum and Cartum

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Khartoum, possibly from Arabic خَرْطُوم (ḵarṭūm, elephant trunk), but more likely from قُرْطُم (qurṭum, safflower).

Proper noun[edit]

Cartúm m (genitive Chartúm)

  1. Khartoum

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Cartúm Chartúm gCartúm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Khartoum” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.