almóinn

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish almont, from Anglo-Norman almande, from Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη ‎(amugdálē), of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

almóinn f ‎(genitive singular almóinne, nominative plural almóinní)

  1. almond

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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