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Alternative forms[edit]


From Middle Irish tócbáil, verbal noun of do·fócaib ‎(lifts up, raises).



tóg ‎(present analytic tógann, future analytic tógfaidh, verbal noun tógáil, past participle tógtha)

  1. lift, raise; take up, take
      1. lift up
      2. pick up from ground
      3. lift from bed in ground
      1. set upright
      2. hoist
      3. give upward direction to
      1. build
      2. build into stack
    1. rear, raise, bring up
      1. elevate, elate
      2. rouse, excite
      3. cause to rise
      4. stir up
      5. give rise to, introduce
      6. cause to ascend
      7. cause to rise on a surface
      8. cause to spread
      9. bring into action
      1. ascend, climb
      2. (nautical) raise, round (a headland)
      3. (knitting) cast on (a stitch), take up (a dropped stitch)
      1. pick up, learn
      2. take to be
      1. collect
      2. manage to get
      3. levy
      1. take into conveyance
      2. have room for
      1. learn, understand
      2. take to be
      1. be infected with
      2. absorb
      3. be affected by
      4. (of material) ignite
      5. acquire
      6. be seized by
      1. take away
      2. clear away
      3. lift off fire, gas, etc.
      1. take possession of
      2. take to oneself
      3. procure
      4. avail oneself of
      5. choose
      6. go by
      7. take on
      8. take as example
      9. accept
      10. proceed in certain manner
      1. undertake
      2. ascertain
      3. (photography) take (a picture)
    2. use up, require
    3. seize, arrest
    4. win, gain
  2. raise (a siege)


Derived terms[edit]

  • atóg ‎(rebuild; retake, verb)


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tóg thóg dtóg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


  • do·fócaib” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • tócbáil” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "tóg" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.