columb

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin columbus, from Ancient Greek κόλυμβος (kólumbos, a diver), from κολυμβάω (kolumbáō, dive, plunge headlong, swim).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

columb m

  1. dove

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: colm
  • Manx: colum
  • Scottish Gaelic: calum

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
columb cholumb columb
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.