See also: Tanai and Tanaï

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tanaide, related to tanae, from Proto-Celtic *tanawyos (compare Welsh tenau), from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (compare Ancient Greek ταναός (tanaós, outstretched, tall), Latin tenuis, Old Norse þunnr).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tanaí (comparative tanaí or tanaíocha)

  1. thin, fine, sparse, weak, watery
  2. (of water) shallow

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

tanaí f (genitive singular tanaí, nominative plural tanaíocha)

  1. shoal, shallow water
    Synonyms: caol, tanalach

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tanaí thanaí dtanaí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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