snámh

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See also: snamh and snàmh

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

snámh (present analytic snámhann, future analytic snámhfaidh, verbal noun snámh, past participle snáfa) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. swim
  2. (nautical) float
  3. creep, crawl; glide (like a worm, snake, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

snámh m (genitive singular snámha)

  1. verbal noun of snámh
  2. swimming, swim; (swimming) stroke
  3. (nautical)
    1. floating, flotation
    2. draught
  4. creep, crawl
  5. swimming-place; deep pool (in river); deep water, sea

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
snámh shnámh
after an, tsnámh
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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