damhsa

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Either a borrowing from Middle English daunsen or directly from Anglo-Norman dancer, dauncer ‎(to dance), of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠəusˠə/
  • (dated) IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠə̃ũsˠə/

Noun[edit]

damhsa m ‎(genitive singular damhsa, nominative plural damhsaí)

  1. dance
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

damhsa

  1. emphatic form of damh: alternative form of domsa

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
damhsa dhamhsa ndamhsa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • damsa” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “daṁsa” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "damhsa" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.