fuaim

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish fúaimm, from Proto-Celtic *woxsman, from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (to speak, sound out).

Noun[edit]

fuaim f (genitive singular fuaime, nominative plural fuaimeanna)

  1. sound
  2. noise
  3. clamour
Declension[edit]

Obsolete declension as a third-declension noun:

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

fuaim

  1. first-person singular present indicative and imperative of fuaigh

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fuaim fhuaim bhfuaim
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fúaimm, from Proto-Celtic *woxsman, from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (to speak, sound out).

Noun[edit]

fuaim m (genitive singular fuaime, plural fuaimean)

  1. sound
  2. noise

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fuaim fhuaim
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.