taobh athar

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

taobh +‎ athair

Adverb[edit]

taobh athar

  1. paternal (family relationship)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the appropriate possessive pronoun:
    mo sheanamhair taobh m'atharmy paternal grandmother
    do sheanamhair taobh d'atharyour (singular informal) paternal grandmother
    a sheanamhair taobh atharhis paternal grandmother
    a seanamhair taobh a h-atharher paternal grandmother
    ar seanamhair taobh ar n-atharour paternal grandmother
    ur seanamhair taobh ur n-atharyour (plural or formal) paternal grandmother
    an seanamhair taobh am athartheir paternal grandmother

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