Meitheamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mithem ‎(midsummer, June), from Proto-Celtic *medyo-samīno- (compare Welsh Mehefin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Meitheamh m ‎(genitive singular Meithimh, nominative plural Meithimh)

  1. June (sixth month of the Gregorian calendar)
  2. middle month

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Meitheamh Mheitheamh unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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