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Icelandic

Noun

litir m.

  1. Nominative plural of the word litur.

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish liter < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ga:Template:lang:la derivations]] littera.

Pronunciation

  • (Munster) IPA: [ˈlʲɪtʲɪɾʲ]
  • (Connacht and Ulster) IPA: [ˈl̠ʲɪtʲɪɾʲ]

Noun

litir f.

  1. letter (of the alphabet)
  2. letter (missive, epistle)

Declension

Fifth declension

Bare forms

Case Singular Plural
Nominative litir litreacha
Vocative a litir a litreacha
Genitive litreach litreacha
Dative litir litreacha

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an litir na litreacha
Genitive na litreach na litreacha
Dative leis an litir

don litir

leis na litreacha


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish liter from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:gd:Template:lang:la derivations]] littera

Pronunciation

lēē-tshir

Noun

litir f., litrichean pl.

  1. letter, epistle
  2. letter of the alphabet
  3. the literal or expressed meaning
  4. learning, education

Derived terms

References

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

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