almsa

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish almsa, from Old Irish almsan, from Latin eleēmosyna, from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnē, alms), from ἐλεέω (eleéō, I have mercy), from ἔλεος (éleos, mercy).

Noun[edit]

almsa f (genitive singular almsan)

  1. alms

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Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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