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From Old Irish tráth.


traa m (genitive singular traa, plural traaghyn)

  1. duration
    • feiy'n traa caggeefor the duration of hostilities
  2. time
    • By jiark yn argid ec y traa shen.Money was tight at that time.
    • Cha nel keeall erbee da'n traa echey.He has no sense of time.
  3. period
  4. occasion
    • yn traa shenon that occasion
  5. tempo

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Related terms[edit]

  • traaoil (timely, topical, apropos, opportune, seasonable; fitting, apt, fortunate, apposite, felicitous; punctual)


Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
traa hraa draa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.