ainm

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ainmm, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚅᚋ ‎(anm), from Proto-Celtic *anman, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ ‎(name).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈanʲəmʲ/
  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈænəmʲ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ˈænʲəmʲ/

Noun[edit]

ainm m, f ‎(genitive singular ainm or ainme, nominative plural ainmneacha)

  1. name
  2. reputation
  3. (grammar) noun

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension, feminine

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • ainmm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ainm” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 25.
  • "ainm" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ainm n

  1. Alternative spelling of ainmm ‎(name)

References[edit]

  • ainmm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ainmm n, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚅᚋ ‎(anm), from Proto-Celtic *anman, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ ‎(name).

Noun[edit]

ainm m ‎(genitive singular ainme, plural ainmean or ainmeannan)

  1. name

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • ainmm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.