adhmad

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish admat ‎(invention, device, material, timber), from Proto-Celtic *ad-mentos, from *manyo- ‎(think, remember), from Proto-Indo-European *men- ‎(to think).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adhmad m ‎(genitive singular adhmaid, nominative plural adhmaid)

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

Declension[edit]

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]

  • admat” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aḋmad” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "adhmad" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.