túath

See also: tuath and Tuath

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Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *toutā, from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂.

NounEdit

túath f ‎(genitive túaithe, nominative plural túatha)

  1. tribe
  2. laity
  3. people
  4. tribal territory
DeclensionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative túathL túaithL túatha
Vocative túathL túaithL túatha
Accusative túaithN túaithL túatha
Genitive túaithe túathL túathN
Dative túaithL túathaib túathaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *tousto-(left).

NounEdit

túath m

  1. north
  2. left
DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
túath thúath túath
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • túath” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • túath” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.