macaomh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish maccoím, equivalent to mac (son) +‎ caomh (gentle).

Noun[edit]

macaomh m (genitive singular macaoimh, nominative plural macaoimh)

  1. boy, lad
  2. (Scouting) Cub

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
macaomh mhacaomh not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • maccoím” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "macaomh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.