tíogar

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Tíogar

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Anglo-Norman tigre, from Latin tigris, from Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris), from Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬙𐬌𐬔𐬭𐬌 (tigri, arrow), 𐬙𐬌𐬖𐬭𐬀 (tiγra, pointed)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʲiːɡəɾˠ/

Noun[edit]

tíogar m (genitive singular tíogair, nominative plural tíogair)

  1. tiger (Panthera tigris)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tíogar thíogar dtíogar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.