thie

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish taige (compare Scottish Gaelic taigh), a form of Old Irish tech, teg (compare modern Irish teach, tigh), from Proto-Celtic *tegos, from Proto-Indo-European *tegos (cover, roof).

Noun[edit]

thie m (genitive singular thie, plural thieyn)

  1. house, home, residency, habitation
    Ayns thie my ayrey ta ymmodee ynnydyn beaghee.In my father's house are many mansions.
    Breb y kayt shen magh ass y thie.Kick that cat out of the house.
  2. house, building
    Cre ta ny towshanyn jeh'n thie?What are the measurements of the house?
    Ta'n thie ain er un linney rish yn nah hie.Our house ranges with the next building.
    Ta ny thieyn d'yn droggal.The houses are under construction.
    Vel monney thieyn eu?Have you many houses?

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

thie

  1. indoor
  2. domestic

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
thie hie dhie
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier thē, replacing the original masculine and feminine nominative forms from Proto-Germanic *sa, by analogy with the adjective inflection.

Pronoun[edit]

thie m

  1. that, that one

Determiner[edit]

thie m

  1. that

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: die