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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish slíab, from Proto-Celtic *slēbos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sliabh m (genitive singular sléibhe, nominative plural sléibhte)

  1. mountain
  2. (geography) moor
  3. Used in minced oaths.
    Dar sliabh!By Jove!
    M'anam don sliabh!I declare to goodness!

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sliabh shliabh
after an, tsliabh
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish slíab, from Proto-Celtic *slēbos.

NounEdit

sliabh m (genitive singular slèibh, plural slèibhtean)

  1. moor, moorland
    Synonyms: monadh, mòinteach
  2. hill, mountain
    Synonyms: beinn, cnoc

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
sliabh shliabh
after "an", t-sliabh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit