tomhas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tomus (weighing, measuring; considering; measure, quantity, amount; metre, poetry; riddle, guess).

Noun[edit]

tomhas m (genitive tomhais, nominative plural tomhais)

  1. Verbal noun of tomhais.
  2. measure, measuring, measurement, gauge, gauging; size, dimensions, fit; quantity; system of measurement
  3. guess, riddle, conundrum, puzzler


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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tomhas thomhas dtomhas
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 tomus (weighing, measuring; considering; measure, quantity, amount; metre, poetry; riddle, guess).

Noun[edit]

tomhas m (genitive tomhais, plural tòimhsean or tomhasan)

  1. Verbal noun of tomhais.
  2. measurement
  3. dimension, size
  4. measure (device)
  5. survey (of land, etc.)
  6. calculation, computation
  7. guess

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