Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish talam,[1] from Proto-Celtic *talamū, from Proto-Indo-European *tl̥h₂-mon-, root *telh₂- (compare Latin tellus (earth)).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

talamh f or m (feminine genitive talún, masculine genitive talaimh, plural tailte)

  1. earth, ground, land
  2. earth
  3. dry land
  4. land, soil
  5. solid base (for discussion, understanding)

Declension edit

Feminine declension
Masculine declension

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
talamh thalamh dtalamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “talam”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  2. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 82
  3. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 127
  4. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 13

Further reading edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish talam, from Proto-Celtic *talamū, from Proto-Indo-European *tl̥-mon-, root *tel- (compare Latin tellus (earth)).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

talamh m or f (genitive singular talmhainn, plural talamhan or talmhainnean)

  1. (masculine only) Earth (planet)
    Synonym: cruinne-cè
  2. earth, soil, ground
    Synonym: ùir
  3. land, country, territory
    Synonym: tìr

Usage notes edit

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
talamh thalamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit