tiug

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tegus, from Proto-Indo-European *tegus. Cognates include Welsh tew and English thick.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tiug (comparative tigiu)

  1. thick

Declension[edit]

u-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative tiug tiug tiug
Vocative tiug
Accusative tiug tig
Genitive tig tiugae tig
Dative tiug tig tiug
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative tiugai tiugai
Vocative tiugai
Accusative tiugai
Genitive *
Dative tiugaib
Notes *not attested in Old Irish; same as nominative singular masculine in Middle Irish

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: tiubh
  • Manx: çhiu
  • Scottish Gaelic: tiugh

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tiug thiug tiug
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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