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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tairnge, from Proto-Celtic *tarankyos(nail), from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁-(to drill, rub).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tairne m ‎(genitive singular tairne, nominative plural tairní)

  1. nail(spike-shaped metal fastener)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tairne thairne dtairne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External linksEdit

  • tairnge” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "tairne" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

ReferencesEdit

  • “tairnge” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.