roimh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rem-, from Proto-Celtic *ɸr-mo, from Proto-Indo-European *per-. Cognate of English from. Akin to ró-. Compare Scottish Gaelic ro.

Preposition[edit]

roimh (plus dative, triggers lenition)

  1. before
    an duine a bhí romhat‎ ― the person that was before you
    roimh a sé a chlog‎ ― before six o’clock

Inflection[edit]