adhmad

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish admat (invention, device, material, timber), from Proto-Celtic *ad-mentos, from *manyeti (think, remember), from Proto-Indo-European *men- (to think). Cognate with Manx aamaid. T.F. O' Rahilly suggests the etymology *ad-mazdo- and cognate maide "wood, stick".[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adhmad m (genitive singular adhmaid, nominative plural adhmaid or adhmadaí)

  1. wood (substance); timber
  2. material, substance
  3. (golf) wood
  4. (literary) device, contrivance; composition, poem

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Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ O' Rahilly, T.F., 1946, Celtica 1, p338

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