claíomh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish claideb, from Proto-Celtic *kladiwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

claíomh m ‎(genitive singular claímh, nominative plural claimhte)

  1. sword

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
claíomh chlaíomh gclaíomh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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