seamróg

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish semróc, from semar + -óc; synchronically, seamair ‎(clover) +‎ -óg ‎(diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

seamróg f ‎(genitive singular seamróige, nominative plural seamróga)

  1. shamrock

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seamróg sheamróg
after "an", tseamróg
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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