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See also: cnámh

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]


cnàmh m ‎(genitive singular cnàimh, plural cnàmhan)

  1. Alternative form of cnàimh
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Compare Old Irish con·cnaí ‎(chews, masticates, gnaws), verbal noun cnaïd


cnàmh ‎(past chnàmh, future cnàmhaidh, verbal noun cnàmh or cnàmhadh, past participle cnàmhte)

  1. chew, gnaw, masticate
  2. corrode (metal)
  3. digest
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