làmh

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: lámh

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lám, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlāmā (compare Welsh llaw), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂meh₂ (palm, hand) (compare Latin palma, Ancient Greek παλάμη (palámē)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

làmh f (genitive singular làimh or làimhe, plural làmhan)

  1. (anatomy) hand
  2. handle
    làmh doraisdoor handle
  3. (politics) wing

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “làmh”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “lám”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language