tuilleadh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tuilled((act of) increasing, adding to; increase, additional quantity, supplement), verbal noun of do·lína(increases, adds to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuilleadh m (genitive singular tuillidh)

  1. (literary) (act of) adding to, increasing
  2. addition, increase; more

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuilleadh

  1. inflection of tuill:
    1. past indicative autonomous
    2. past subjunctive analytic
    3. third-person singular imperative

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tuilleadh thuilleadh dtuilleadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tuilled((act of) increasing, adding to; increase, additional quantity, supplement), verbal noun of do·lína(increases, adds to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuilleadh m (genitive singular tuilleadh, no plural)

  1. more (additional amount or number), encore

Adverb[edit]

tuilleadh

  1. more
    Bidh tuilleadh agam an ath sheachdain.‎ ― I'll have more next week.
  2. again, any more
    Chan eil gaol agam ort tuilleadh.‎ ― I don't love you any more.
    Cha tàinig e tuilleadh.‎ ― He didn't come again/any more.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Followed by a noun in the genitive case, the preposition de and a noun in the dative case, or a prepositional pronoun derived from de:
    tuilleadh obrach‎ ― more work
    tuilleadh de luchd-turais‎ ― more tourists
    tuilleadh dhiubh‎ ― more of them
  • Used in the sense "additional":
    Gheibh mi tuilleadh airgid am bliadhna.‎ ― I'll get more money this year.
    (= in addition to what I already have)
    Gheibh sibh tuilleadh fiosrachaidh on oifis againn.‎ ― You'll get further information from our office.
  • In the sense "more than before", "more than somebody/something else", "more than necessary" etc, barrachd is used instead:
    Fhuair mi barrachd airgid am bliadhna.‎ ― I got more money this year.
    (= than last year, than usual etc)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]