Scottish GaelicEdit


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teagamh m (genitive singular teagaimh, plural teagamhan)

  1. doubt, uncertainty, misgiving
  2. suspense, hesitation, perplexity
  3. doubtful case
  4. difficulty
    fear-réitich gach teagaimh
    the solver of all difficulties
  5. scruple

Derived termsEdit


  • teagamh” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)