tolladh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tollad, verbal noun of tollaid (pierces; penetrates).

Noun[edit]

tolladh m (genitive singular tollta, nominative plural tolltaí)

  1. verbal noun of toll
  2. boring, perforation

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tolladh tholladh dtolladh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tollad, verbal noun of tollaid (pierces; penetrates).

Noun[edit]

tolladh m (genitive singular tollaidh, plural tollaidhean)

  1. verbal noun of toll
  2. perforation, act of boring, piercing or perforating
  3. digging of holes or pits
  4. edging in

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
  • tollad” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.