ainmhidh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ainmide m (living creature, animal, beast, literally having the breath of life, animated), from ainim(m) f (soul, life).

Noun[edit]

ainmhidh m (genitive singular ainmhidhe, plural ainmhidhean)

  1. animal, beast
  2. (in plural) fauna

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