taobh athar

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

taobh +‎ athair

Adverb[edit]

taobh athar

  1. paternal (family relationship)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the appropriate possessive pronoun:
    mo sheanamhair taobh m' athar - my paternal gradmother
    do sheanamhair taobh d' athar - your (singular informal) paternal gradmother
    a sheanamhair taobh athar - his paternal gradmother
    a seanamhair taobh a h-athar - her paternal gradmother
    ar seanamhair taobh ar n-athar - our paternal gradmother
    ur seanamhair taobh ur n-athar - your (plural or formal) paternal gradmother
    an seanamhair taobh am athar - their paternal gradmother

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