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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tuilled ((act of) increasing, adding to; increase, additional quantity, supplement), verbal noun of do·lína (increases, adds to).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tuilleadh m (genitive singular tuillidh)

  1. (literary) (act of) adding to, increasing
  2. addition, increase; more

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

tuilleadh

  1. inflection of tuill:
    1. past indicative autonomous
    2. past subjunctive analytic
    3. third-person singular imperative

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.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tuilled ((act of) increasing, adding to; increase, additional quantity, supplement), verbal noun of do·lína (increases, adds to).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tuilleadh m (genitive singular 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 obrachmore work
    tuilleadh de luchd-turaismore tourists
    tuilleadh dhiubhmore 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

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit