muime

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muimme (foster-mother, wet-nurse, instructress, patroness).

Noun[edit]

muime f (genitive singular muime, plural muimeachan)

  1. nurse
  2. stepmother; foster-mother
  3. (Christianity) godmother
  4. midwife

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Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
muime mhuime
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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