oilthigh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From oil (educate, rear) +‎ taigh (house).[1] It is usually spelt as a single word in modern orthography.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oilthigh m (genitive singular oilthigh, plural oilthighean)

  1. university

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacBain, A. (1911) An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language Stirling Eneas MacKay, 1982 edition by Gairm →ISBN
  2. ^ Mark, C. The Gaelic English Dictionary Routledge (2004) →ISBN