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thie

thie

Manx

Noun

thie m (genitive singular thie, plural thieyn)

  1. house, home, residency, habitation
    Ayns thie my ayrey ta ymmodee ynnydyn beaghee. ― In my father's house are many mansions.
    Breb y kayt shen magh ass y thie. ― Kick that cat out of the house.
  2. house, building
    Cre ta ny towshanyn jeh'n thie? ― What are the measurements of the house?
    Ta'n thie ain er un linney rish yn nah hie. ― Our house ranges with the next building.
    Ta ny thieyn d'yn droggal. ― The houses are under construction.
    Vel monney thieyn eu? ― Have you many houses?

Synonyms

Adjective

thie

  1. indoor
  2. domestic

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
thie hie dhie
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

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

Old Dutch

Alternative forms

Etymology

From earlier thē, replacing the original masculine and feminine nominative forms from Proto-Germanic *sa, by analogy with the adjective inflection. Compare also Old High German ther, der where the same process occurred.

Pronoun

thie m

  1. that, that one

Determiner

thie m

  1. that

Declension


Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: die