frém

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See also: frem

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wridmā (compare Welsh greddf), from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥h₂d-. Cognate with synonymous frén, from the same root with a different suffix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

frém f (genitive fréime, nominative plural fréma)

  1. root

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative frémL fréimL frémaH
Vocative frémL fréimL frémaH
Accusative fréimN fréimL frémaH
Genitive fréimeH frémL frémN
Dative fréimL frémaib frémaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Irish: frém, prém

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]