amh

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See also: ámh

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish om (raw, uncooked) (compare Manx aw), from Proto-Celtic *omos (compare Welsh of), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃emós, *h₂eh₃mós. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὠμός (ōmós), Sanskrit आम (āmá) and Old Armenian հում (hum, raw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amh (genitive singular masculine amh, genitive singular feminine aimhe, plural amha, comparative aimhe)

  1. raw, uncooked

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • aimhe (rawness, crudeness)

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "amh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • crude” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • raw” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • uncooked” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • om” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.