snàmh

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See also: snamh and snámh

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish snám, verbal noun of snáïd ‎(swims; floats, sails; creeps, crawls; flows).

Verb[edit]

snàmh ‎(past shnàmh, future snàmhaidh, verbal noun snàmh, past participle snàmhte)

  1. swim (perform the act of swimming)
  2. bathe
  3. swim (be afloat)
  4. float
  5. soak, deluge

Participles[edit]

Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' snàmh --
Past shnàmh shnàmhadh
Future snàmhaidh snàmhar
Conditional shnàmhadh shnàmhtadh

Noun[edit]

snàmh m ‎(genitive singular snàimh)

  1. verbal noun of snàmh
  2. swimming, act of swimming or floating
  3. soaking, deluging
  4. slimy track of a snail

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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
  • snám” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • snáïd” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • snáimid, snámaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.