tairbhe

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish torbae, verbal noun of do·rorban, from di- + ro- + benaid.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪ˠaɾʲ(ə)vʲə]

Noun[edit]

tairbhe f (genitive tairbhe, nominative plural tairbhí)

  1. profit, benefit
    Imíonn an tuirse ach fanann an tairbhe.
    The fatigue leaves but the profit remains.

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tairbhe thairbhe dtairbhe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

tairbhe f

  1. acquest, acquisition
  2. advantage
  3. benefit, profit, usefulness
  4. emolument

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tairbhe m

  1. substance