gním

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *gnīmus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-(to beget).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gním m (genitive gnímo, nominative plural gnímae or gnímai)

  1. verbal noun of gníid
  2. action, deed
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 12c9
      Ní dénim gnímu macthi.
      I do not do childish deeds.
  3. work
  4. doing, making

Declension[edit]

Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gním gnímL gnímae
Vocative gním gnímL gnímu
Accusative gnímN gnímL gnímu
Genitive gnímo gnímoL gnímaeN
Dative gnímL gnímaib gnímaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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