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See also: déanamh

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Irish dénum (act of doing; performing, executing, committing, perpetrating; act of making, creating; making out, proving; going, making towards).


dèanamh m (genitive singular dèanaimh)

  1. verbal noun of dèan
  2. doing, acting, performing
  3. physique, figure, build, constitution
  4. form, make, model
  5. structure, texture, fabric


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


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • dénum” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.