See also: táir and tair-

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tair (plural tairs)

  1. Archaic form of tahr (Asian ungulate).

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tair

  1. (Munster) second-person singular imperative of tar

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tair thair dtair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tair

  1. second-person singular imperative of do·icc and do·tét

MutationEdit

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

WelshEdit

Welsh numbers (edit)
30[a], [b], [c]
[a], [b] ←  2 3 4  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal (feminine): tair
    Cardinal (masculine): tri
    Ordinal (feminine): trydedd
    Ordinal (masculine): trydydd
    Ordinal abbreviation (feminine): 3edd
    Ordinal abbreviation (masculine): 3ydd
    Adverbial: teirgwaith
    Multiplier: triphlyg
Welsh Wikipedia article on 3

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *tisres, feminine of *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tisres, feminine of *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tair f

  1. (cardinal number) feminine of tri

Usage notesEdit

  • tair is used only before grammatically feminine nouns.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tair dair nhair thair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “tair”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies