déanamh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dénum (act of doing, making).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

déanamh m (genitive singular as substantive déanaimh, genitive as verbal noun déanta)

  1. verbal noun of déan
  2. build (physique), figure (shape of human body)
  3. make (brand)
  4. (of goods) manufacture
  5. (card games) deal

Declension[edit]

Verbal noun
Substantive

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
déanamh dhéanamh ndéanamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mhac an Fhailigh, Éamonn (1968) The Irish of Erris, Co. Mayo: A Phonemic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, pages 155–156: “a sháith lé déanamh ə ha: l′e: d′i:nu:
  2. ^ Stockman, Gerard (1974) The Irish of Achill, Co. Mayo (Studies in Irish Language and Literature, Department of Celtic, Q.U.B.; 2), Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast, pages 4, 15, 45
  3. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 10