prím-

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prím ‎(first, primary), from Latin prīmus.

Prefix[edit]

prím-

  1. first (in time), primary
  2. foremost, chief, principal, prime (in quality), eminent

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
prím- phrím- prím-
pronounced with /b(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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