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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).



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

  1. raw, uncooked


Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • aimhe (rawness, crudeness)


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.
  • Entries containing “amh” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “amh” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • om” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.