príomh-

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See also: prìomh and prìomh-

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish prím-, from prím (first, primary) (compare Scottish Gaelic prìomh-, Manx preeu-), from Latin prīmus.

Prefix[edit]

príomh-

  1. primary, principal, main
  2. major
  3. master
  4. key
  5. head
  6. cardinal
  7. staple
  8. keynote

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
príomh- phríomh- bpríomh-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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