tomhais

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish toimsid, denominal verb from tomus (weighing, measure), from Proto-Celtic *to- + *messus (measurement, judgement), from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure).

Verb[edit]

tomhais (present analytic tomhaiseann, future analytic tomhaisfidh, verbal noun tomhas, past participle tomhaiste)

  1. to measure, weigh
  2. to estimate, guess
Conjugation[edit]

Alternative verbal noun: tomhais

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

tomhais m

  1. genitive singular of tomhas

Noun[edit]

tomhais m (genitive singular tomhais)

  1. Cois Fharraige form of tomhas

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tomhais thomhais dtomhais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 294.
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 42.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish toimsid, denominal verb from tomus (weighing, measure), from Proto-Celtic *to- + *messus (measurement, judgement), from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure).

Verb[edit]

tomhais (past thomhais, future tomhaisidh, verbal noun tomhas, past participle tomhaiste)

  1. measure, gauge, weigh
  2. survey (land, etc.)
  3. calculate, compute (distance, speed, etc.)
  4. guess

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

tomhais m

  1. genitive singular of tomhas

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
tomhais thomhais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]