tioram

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tírim

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tioram

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

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)