tarroo

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tarb, from Proto-Celtic *tarwos ‎(bull) (compare Welsh tarw, Cornish tarow, Breton tarv, Gaulish taruos), from Proto-Indo-European *táwros ‎(bull) (compare Latin taurus).

Noun[edit]

tarroo m ‎(genitive singular tarroo, plural terriu)

  1. bull

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tarroo harroo darroo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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