greim

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish greimm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ɟɾʲiːmʲ]

Noun[edit]

greim m (genitive singular greama, nominative plural greamanna)

  1. grip, hold
  2. bite
    Bhain mé greim as an arán.
    I took a bite out of the bread.
  3. (sewing) stitch

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
greim ghreim ngreim
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

greim m

  1. (pathology) pneumonia, pleurisy
  2. Alternative form of grèim