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See also: d'ithis

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish días (compare Manx jees).


dithis f

  1. two, couple, pair

Usage notes[edit]

  • Only used about persons (cf numerical noun).
  • Following noun is in the genitive:
    dithis bhalach‎ ― two boys
  • Alternatively, de and the dative are used:
    dithis de bhalaich‎ ― two boys
  • Prepositional pronouns used are those formed from de and aig
    an dithis dhiubh / aca‎ ― the two of them
  • Also used on its own:
    Bha dithis ann.‎ ― There were two.


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