sliochd

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish slicht (mark, trail, offspring).

Noun[edit]

sliochd m (genitive singular sliochda, plural sliochdan)

  1. seed, offspring, progeny, descendants, posterity
    sliochd Dhiarmaidthe offspring of Dermid
    (the Campbells)
  2. tribe, clan
  3. troop
  4. track, print, rut
    sliochd nan rothanthe track of the wheels
    sliochd a mheurthe print of his fingers
  5. multitude

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References[edit]

  • sliochd” 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) , “slicht”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language