tarbh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tarb, from Proto-Celtic *tarwos (bull) (compare Welsh tarw, Cornish tarow, Breton tarv, Gaulish taruos), from Proto-Indo-European *táwros (bull) (compare Latin taurus).

Noun[edit]

tarbh m (genitive tairbh, nominative plural tairbh)

  1. bull

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tarbh tharbh dtarbh
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 tarb, from Proto-Celtic *tarwos (bull) (compare Welsh tarw, Cornish tarow, Breton tarv, Gaulish taruos), from Proto-Indo-European *táwros (bull) (compare Latin taurus).

Noun[edit]

tarbh m (genitive and plural tairbh)

  1. bull