Focal an Lae #191
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: te (CHEH) [t′e]

Meaning: te = hot, warm

Usage:

History: Old Irish “tee” comes from the Indo-European root *tep- (to bewarm). An English cognate borrowed from Latin is “tepid”. The related noun in Irish is “teas” (heat).

Scottish Gaelic: teth

2008-06-19 CPD