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Ogam a.k.a. Ogham is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the early Irish language, and later the Old Irish language. There are roughly 400 surviving orthodox inscriptions on stone monuments throughout Ireland and western Britain; the bulk of them are in the south of Ireland, in Counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford. The largest number outside of Ireland is in Pembrokeshire in Wales.

  • also known as Celtic Tree Alphabet

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Google previewEarly Ireland (1989)

An Introduction to Irish Prehistory by Michael J. O'Kelly, Claire O'Kelly

Ogam is a cipher based on ...

Google previewOgam: The Celtic Oracle of the Trees (2002)

Understanding, Casting, and Interpreting the Ancient Druidic Alphabet by Paul Rhys Mountfort

Ogam is a versatile and inspiring system of divination, but its virtues are not limited to mere fortune-telling. While they can be very accurate ...

Google previewThe Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America (2005)

OGAM means the Office of Grants and Acquisition Management, which is an organizational component within the Office of the Secretary, HHS, and reports to the Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget. OMB means the U.S. Office of ...

Google previewPublic Welfare, Parts 1 to 199 (2013)

by Office of the Federal Register (U S )

OGAM means the Office of Grants and Acquisition Management, which is an organizational component within the Office of the Secretary, HHS, and reports to the Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget. OMB means the US. Office of ...

Google previewThe Glories of Ireland (1914)

by Joseph Dunn, Patrick Joseph Lennox

Ogam is an alphabet suitable enough for chiselling upon stones, but too cumbrous for the purposes of literature. For this the Roman alphabet must have been used. The Ogam script consists of a number of short lines straight or slanting, and ...

Google previewDictionary of Mysticism (2015)

by Frank Gaynor

Ogam (Ogham) writing: A preChristian Celtic “writing” found onnumerous stone monuments in Ireland, Scotland and Wales, using an alphabet of twenty letters, each letter consisting ofone to five lines or strokes in a certain position.It hasbeen ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

The ogam inscriptions in Wales are frequently accompanied by Latin legend, and they date probably as far back as the 5th and 6th centuries A D. Hence the connexion between Celt and Teuton as regards writing must go back to a period ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1891)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

OGAM PHILADELPHIA; J. 6. 583 say nn s, for that is the only sibilant known to the language, except sh, which is written s preceding c! or t ,• we must therefore look for a class of words where the actual or ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Ogam Alphabet: (OHG-um - Middle Irish pronunciation, or O-yum - Modern Irish pronunciation) A b c d e p q r s t This alphabet is thought to be named for the God Ogam (pronounced O-gum). The various names for this alphabet are: Ogham ...

Google previewA Gothic Etymological Dictionary (1986)

by Winfred Philipp Lehmann

Klasse Ogam Ogam: Tradition Celtique OLZ Orientalistische Litteratur-Zeitung Orbis Orbit: Bulletin International de Documentation Linguistique PANPJ Polska Akad.

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

Ogam. The Gaelic word ogam or ogham has been alike applied to a peculiar form of speech and to a peculiar script, both very ancient. The chief characteristic of the speech was that the names ...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2014)

by Larry Trask

ogam (also ogham) A distinctive alphabet, modelled on the Roman alphabet but having entirely different letters, formerly ...

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Scrabble value of O1G2A1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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