ceithir

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Scottish Gaelic cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : ceithir
    Ordinal : ceathramh

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

ceithir

  1. (cardinal) 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]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • cethair” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.