ceithir

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Scottish Gaelic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ceithir
    Ordinal : ceathramh

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kʲehɪrʲ/

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cethair, from Proto-Celtic *kʷetwares, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Numeral[edit]

ceithir

  1. four

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
ceithir cheithir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • ceithir” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “cethair”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language