IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tiug (compare Scottish Gaelic tiugh, Manx çhiu), from Proto-Celtic *tegus, from Proto-Indo-European *tegus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tiubh (genitive singular masculine tiubh, genitive singular feminine tibhe, plural tiubha, comparative tibhe or tiúcha)

  1. thick, dense, closely set
  2. fast

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative comparative form: tiúcha (Cois Fharraige)

NounEdit

tiubh m (genitive singular tiubh)

  1. thick part; press, throng

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

tiubh

  1. Alternative form of tiubhaigh (thicken; concentrate)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tiubh thiubh dtiubh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 17
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 19