tiubh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. thick, dense, closely set
  2. fast

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative comparative form: tiúcha (Cois Fharraige)

Noun[edit]

tiubh m (genitive singular tiubh)

  1. thick part; press, throng

Declension[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]

  • 2 tiug” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “tiuġ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 246.
  • "tiubh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.