léimm

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lanxsmen- (compare Welsh llam), from Proto-Indo-European *legʷh- ‎(light, not heavy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

léimm n ‎(genitive léimme, nominative plural léimmen)

  1. verbal noun of lingid
  2. jump
  3. leap

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
léimm
also lléimm after a proclitic
léimm
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
léimm
also lléimm after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.