cumung

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cumung

  1. narrow, constricted, close, compressed, restricted, constrained

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • cumung” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.