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: doing, making
    Synonym: dénum
  2. act, action, deed
    Synonyms: bann, bert, glond, icht
  3. work
    Synonyms: fognam, lubair, monar, opar, othar, saíthar

For quotations using this term, see Citations:gním.

Declension[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Irish: gním

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.