cumhang

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Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cumhang

  1. Obsolete spelling of cúng

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cumhang chumhang gcumhang
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cumung, from Proto-Celtic *kom-ingus (compare Welsh cyfyng), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm ‎(beside, near, by, with) + *h₂enǵʰ- ‎(tight, painfully constricted).

Adjective[edit]

cumhang

  1. narrow, close, tight
  2. close-minded, narrow-minded, illiberal
    • 'S e neach-dìolain cumhang!
      He’s a narrow-minded bastard!