tioram

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tírim

Pronunciation[edit]

tshīr-ram

Adjective[edit]

tioram

  1. dry, arid, without moisture, parched
  2. barren, uninteresting, unembellished, jejune
  3. seasoned (as hay)
    • feur tioram, hay
  4. flippant (as in speech), pert
  5. fair (as in weather)
    • uair tioram, fair weather
  6. thirsty
  7. not seasoned, as food of an indifferent kind

References[edit]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)