From Old Irish talam, from Proto-Celtic *talamū, from Proto-Indo-European *tl̥-mon-, root *tel-.
thalloo m (genitive singular thallooin, plural thallooyn)
- land, country, terrain, territory, shore
Chionnee mee thalloo lesh yn argid. ― I used the money to buy land.
Cre'n çheu ta'n thalloo ayn? ― How does the land bear?
Hug eh e lhong er y thalloo.
― He grounded his ship.
Hug eh thalloo 'syn ennym eck.
― He assigned the land to her.
- earth, ground, clod, soil
Beeym er y thalloo kiart nish. ― I'll be on the ground just now.
Doshil y thalloo foin. ― The ground gave way under us.
Heeyn eh eh hene er y thalloo.
― He lay flat on the ground.
Hie y shynnagh 'sy thalloo.
― The fox went to earth.
Terms derived from thalloo