homa-

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English homo-.

Prefix[edit]

homa-

  1. homo-

Usage notes[edit]

Homa- is one of a small number of loaned prefixes that, unlike native prefixes, tend not to mutate the initial letter of the word they prefix, particularly when they are prefixing other loans.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "homa(i)-" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “homa-” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.