Focal an Lae #327
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: tá (TAW) [taː]

Meaning: tá = is, are, am

Usage:

History: Old Irish “atá” comes from Indo-European *ad-(s)tā- (to stand up, stand by) from the root *stā- (to stand) and the prefix *ad- (to, near, at). Cognates in English include “stand”, “static” and “stable”.

Scottish Gaelic: tha

2008-06-19 CPD