agallamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish acallam, from Old Irish acaldam ‎(act of addressing, conversation), verbal noun of ad·gládathar ‎(addresses, speaks to, converses with).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agallamh m ‎(genitive singular agallaimh, nominative plural agallaimh)

  1. verbal noun of agaill
  2. argument
  3. interview

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish acallam, from Old Irish acaldam ‎(act of addressing, conversation), verbal noun of ad·gládathar ‎(addresses, speaks to, converses with).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agallamh m ‎(genitive singular agallaimh, plural agallamhan)

  1. conferring, arguing, speaking, speech
  2. conversation
  3. (mass media) interview

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]