tuilleadh

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪ˠɪl̠ʲə], [ˈtɪl̠ʲuː]

NounEdit

tuilleadh m (genitive tuillidh)

  1. more

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tuilleadh thuilleadh dtuilleadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tuilleadh m (genitive tuilleadh, no plural)

  1. more (additional amount or number), encore

AdverbEdit

tuilleadh

  1. more
    bidh tuilleadh agam an ath sheachdain - I'll have more next week
  2. again, any more
    chan eil gaol agam ort tuilleadh - I don't love you any more
    cha tàinig e tuilleadh - he didn't come again/any more

Usage notesEdit

  • Followed by a noun in the genitive case, the preposition de and a noun in the dative case, or a prepositional pronoun derived from de:
    tuilleadh obrach - more work
    tuilleadh de luchd-turais - more tourists
    tuilleadh dhiubh - more of them
  • Used in the sense "additional":
    Gheibh mi tuilleadh airgid am bliadhna. - I'll get more money this year. (= in addition to what I already have)
    Gheibh sibh tuilleadh fiosrachaidh on oifis againn. - You'll get further information from our office.
  • In the sense "more than before", "more than somebody/something else", "more than necessary" etc, barrachd is used instead:
    Fhuair mi barrachd airgid am bliadhna. - I got more money this year. (= than last year, than usual etc)

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 26 September 2013, at 00:11