làmh

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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]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • lám” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.