talamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish talam, from Proto-Celtic *talamū, from Proto-Indo-European *tḷ-mon, root *tel (compare Latin tellus (earth)).

Noun[edit]

talamh f, m (feminine genitive talún, masculine genitive talaimh, plural tailte)

  1. land
  2. earth
  3. ground
  4. (of sea) bottom

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
talamh thalamh dtalamh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish talam, from Proto-Celtic *talamū, from Proto-Indo-European *tḷ-mon, root *tel (compare Latin tellus (earth)).

Noun[edit]

talamh m, f (genitive talmhainn, plural talamhan or talmhainnean)

  1. (masculine only) Earth (planet)
  2. earth, soil, ground
  3. land, country, territory

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