naomh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish naem, from Old Irish noíb, noeb ‎(holy; sacred, consecrated).

Noun[edit]

naomh m ‎(genitive singular naoimh, nominative plural naoimh)

  1. saint

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naomh ‎(genitive singular masculine naoimh, genitive singular feminine naoimhe, plural naomha, comparative naoimhe)

  1. holy, blessed

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • naomhaigh ‎(hallow, sanctify, verb)

Related terms[edit]

  • naofa ‎(holy, sanctified; sacred)

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish naem, from Old Irish noíb, noeb ‎(holy; sacred, consecrated).

Noun[edit]

naomh m ‎(genitive singular naoimh, plural naoimh)

  1. saint

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naomh

  1. blessed, holy, sacred

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