umhlaigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish umlaigid ‎(humbles; submits, obeys), from umal ‎(humble, obedient, submissive, subject to; ready, willing); synchronically, umhal ‎(humble, submissive; dutiful, obedient; ready, willing; lithe, supple, pliant) +‎ -igh ‎(verbal suffix).

Verb[edit]

umhlaigh ‎(present analytic umhlaíonn, future analytic umhlóidh, verbal noun umhlú, past participle umhlaithe)

  1. (transitive) humble
  2. (intransitive) bow, bend head or knee
  3. (intransitive) submit, obey
  4. (intransitive) stoop

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • umhlaíocht f ‎(humility; submission, obedience; dutifulness, respect)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
umhlaigh n-umhlaigh humhlaigh t-umhlaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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