Old Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *tegus, from Proto-Indo-European *tégus. Cognates include Welsh tew and English thick.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

tiug (comparative tigiu)

  1. thick

Declension edit

Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative tiug tiug tiug
Vocative tiug
Accusative tiug tig
Genitive tig tiugae tig
Dative tiug tig tiug
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative tiugai tiugai
Vocative tiugai
Accusative tiugai
Genitive *
Dative tiugaib
Notes *not attested in Old Irish; same as nominative singular masculine in Middle Irish

Descendants edit

  • Irish: tiubh
  • Manx: çhiu
  • Scottish Gaelic: tiugh

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tiug thiug tiug
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit