domun

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dubnos (the deep; the world) (compare Welsh dwfn (deep, depth; the world)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewb- (deep, hollow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

domun m

  1. the world, the Earth
  2. country, native district, (of ruler) realm

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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