caitheamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish caithem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caitheamh m (genitive singular as substantive caithimh, genitive as verbal noun caite)

  1. verbal noun of caith
  2. consumption
  3. spending
  4. wear, wearing
  5. passing
  6. throw, cast, pitch
  7. shooting, firing (a weapon)
  8. fire (in-flight bullets)
  9. compulsion

Declension[edit]

(as substantive):

(as verbal noun):

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caitheamh chaitheamh gcaitheamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 6

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

caitheamh f (genitive singular caitheimh, plural caitheamhan)

  1. verbal noun of caith
  2. consumption
  3. (with article, a' chaitheamh) asthma, tuberculosis [1]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
caitheamh chaitheamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • caitheamh” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “caithem”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

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