taobh màthar

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

taobh +‎ màthair

Adverb[edit]

taobh màthar

  1. maternal (family relationship)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the appropriate possessive pronoun:
    mo sheanair taobh mo mhàthar - my maternal gradfather
    do sheanair taobh do mhàthar - your (singular informal) maternal gradfather
    a sheanair taobh a mhàthar - his maternal gradfather
    a seanair taobh a màthar - her maternal gradfather
    ar seanair taobh ar màthar - our maternal gradfather
    ur seanair taobh ur màthar - your (plural or formal) maternal gradfather
    an seanair taobh am màthar - their maternal gradfather

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