tarraing

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish tarngid, from a prototonic form of Old Irish do·srenga.

Verb[edit]

tarraing (present analytic tarraingíonn, future analytic tarraingeoidh, verbal noun tarraingt, past participle tarraingthe) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. pull, draw, drag
    Tharraing sé anál.He drew breath.
  2. haul (in or on conveyance)
  3. (fishing, of nets) draw
  4. (rowing) pull (an oar)
  5. (banking, of a bill, a cheque) draw
  6. cause draught
  7. allow to come through
  8. suck
  9. attract
  10. trace, delineate
  11. bring about, cause, induce
  12. (nautical, of a ship) draw (water)
  13. proceed
  14. move towards
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarraing f

  1. (nonstandard) verbal noun of tarraing

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tarraing tharraing dtarraing
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish tarngid, from a prototonic form of Old Irish do·srenga.

Verb[edit]

tarraing (past tharraing, future tarraingidh, verbal noun tarraing, past participle tarraingte)

  1. draw, pull
  2. draw (breath, beer, etc.)
  3. draw (picture)
  4. attract (person, magnet, etc.)
  5. distil (spirits)

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Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarraing f (genitive singular tarrainge or tàirgne, plural tarraingean or tàirgnean)

  1. verbal noun of tarraing
  2. drawing, pulling
  3. draught, gulp

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