gníomhach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gnímach (active, busy, adjective), from gním; synchronically, gníomh (function; deed, act; action) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

gníomhach (genitive singular masculine gníomhaigh, genitive singular feminine gníomhaí, plural gníomhacha, comparative gníomhaí)

  1. active
  2. acting

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gníomhach ghníomhach ngníomhach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "gníomhach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “gníomhach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • gnímach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.