acmhainn

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish accmaing ‎(act of encompassing, encircling; power, ability, capacity; means, instrument, apparatus; abundance, wealth), verbal noun of ad·cumaing ‎(reaches, extends to, attains to).

Noun[edit]

acmhainn f ‎(genitive singular acmhainne)

  1. capacity, endurance
  2. means, resources; potentialities
  3. equipment, gear

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • anacmhainn f ‎(weakness; lack of means)
  • acmhainneach ‎(strong, able to endure; substantial, well-to-do, adjective)
  • acmhainneacht f ‎(potential; ability; adequacy)

Mutation[edit]

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

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