tiubh

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish tiug (compare Scottish Gaelic tiugh, Manx çhiu), from Proto-Celtic *tegus, from Proto-Indo-European *tegus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tiubh ‎(genitive singular masculine tiubh, genitive singular feminine tibhe, plural tiubha, comparative tibhe)

  1. thick, dense, closely set
  2. fast
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

tiubh m ‎(genitive singular tiubh)

  1. thick part; press, throng
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tiubh

  1. Alternative form of tiubhaigh ‎(thicken; concentrate)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tiubh thiubh dtiubh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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