taobh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish táeb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taobh m, f ‎(genitive singular taoibh or taoibhe, nominative plural taobhanna or taobha)

  1. side
    1. border, edge
    2. part bounded by side(s)
    3. flank
    4. aspect, direction
    5. region
    6. point of view, attitude
    7. party, team, faction, cause
    8. line of descent
    9. (literary) page (of book)
    10. side-patch
    11. reliance, dependence, recourse, resort

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
taobh thaobh dtaobh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish táeb.

Noun[edit]

taobh m ‎(genitive singular taoibh, plural taobhan)

  1. side
  2. way, direction

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

taobh

  1. via

References[edit]

  • taeb” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.