cnàmh

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See also: cnámh

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See cnàimh.

Noun[edit]

cnàmh m (genitive singular cnàimh, plural cnàmhan)

  1. Alternative form of cnàimh (bone)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cnàmh m (genitive singular cnàimh)

  1. verbal noun of cnàmh
    Synonym: cnàmhadh
  2. (act of) digesting
  3. digestion
  4. decay
  5. erosion
  6. (with definite article, an) blight

Verb[edit]

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

  1. chew, gnaw, masticate
  2. corrode (metal)
  3. digest
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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