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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tír, from Proto-Celtic *tīros, from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry), i.e. "dry land" as opposed to lake or sea. Cognates include English thirst, Latin terra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tír f (genitive tíre, nominative plural tíortha)

  1. land, country, nation

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative plural: tíreacha (Cois Fharraige)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tír thír dtír
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *tīros, from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry), i.e. "dry land" as opposed to lake or sea.

NounEdit

tír n

  1. land, country, territory, ground

DescendantsEdit