déanamh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. verbal noun of déan
  2. doing, making; make
    1. (of goods) production, manufacture
    2. (music) composition
    3. (card games) deal
    4. (biology, physics) structure
    1. ability to do, to make
    2. sufficiency

Declension[edit]

Verbal noun
Substantive

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.

References[edit]

  • "déanamh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • dénum” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.