Focal an Lae #270
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: istigh (ish-CHIH) [əs′t′i]

Meaning: (location) in, within, inside

Usage:

History: Old Irish “istig” (in the house) is composed of “i” (in) and “tig”, the dative form of “tech” (house). See Focals #269 and #40 for further etymology.

Scottish Gaelic: a-staigh

2008-06-19 CPD