sliabh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish slíab, from Proto-Celtic *slēbos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sliabh m ‎(genitive singular sléibhe, nominative plural sléibhte)

  1. mountain

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sliabh shliabh
after an, tsliabh
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • slíab” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “sliaḃ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "sliabh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Irish slíab, Proto-Celtic *slēbos.

Noun[edit]

sliabh m ‎(genitive singular slèibh, plural slèibhtean)

  1. moor, moorland
  2. hill, mountain

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