menmae

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

menmae m ‎(genitive menman, nominative plural menmain)

  1. the mind
    1. thinking, understanding
    2. thought, heed, attention
    3. spirit, courage, self-confidence
    4. desire, inclination

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 1 menma” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.