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.
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