thie

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tech, from Proto-Celtic *tegos, from Proto-Indo-European *tegos (cover, roof).

Noun[edit]

thie m (genitive 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

Synonyms[edit]

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.

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. Compare also Old High German ther, der where the same process occurred.

Pronoun[edit]

thie m

  1. that, that one

Determiner[edit]

thie m

  1. that

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: die