téarma

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle English terme, from Old French terme, from Latin terminus(boundary, limit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʲeːɾˠmˠə/

Noun[edit]

téarma m ‎(genitive singular téarma, nominative plural téarmaí)

  1. term, period
  2. time limit
  3. term, condition
  4. (music, poetry) quatrain, stanza, verse

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
téarma théarma dtéarma
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]

  • térma” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “téarma” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.