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Ogham Letter A - Ailm

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Ailm is the Irish name of the sixteenth letter of the Ogham alphabet, ᚐ.

The original meaning of the name cannot be established with certainty. The Bríatharogam kennings all refer to the sound [a] and not to the meaning of the letter name, either as the sound of a "groan", or to the Irish vocative particle, á.


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alphabets.

Ogham Letter A - Ailm is part of the Ogham Alphabeth group.

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