tiomna

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish timne (command, precept, will, testament), verbal noun of do·immna (commits, entrusts, bequeaths, enjoins, commands).

Noun[edit]

tiomna m (genitive singular tiomna, nominative plural tiomnaí)

  1. will, testament
  2. (biblical) testament
  3. (literary) command, precept
  4. swear word

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (last will and testament): uacht

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tiomna thiomna dtiomna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "tiomna" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • timne” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.