téad

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish tét, from Proto-Celtic *tantā (cord) (compare Welsh tant (cord)), from Proto-Indo-European *ten- (to stretch) (compare English thin, Latin tendō (stretch)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

téad f (genitive singular téide, nominative plural téada)

  1. rope
  2. string of a musical instrument
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

téad

  1. (archaic, Munster) first-person singular present subjunctive of téigh
Usage notes[edit]

The standard language uses the analytic form .

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
téad théad dtéad
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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