Focal an Lae #364
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: teaghlach (CHY-luhkh) [t′ailəx]

Meaning: teaghlach = family, household

Usage:

History: Old Irish “teglach” and Welsh “teulu” come from Common Celtic *tego-slōgo- (house-crowd), from the Indo-European roots *tego- (roof) and *sloug- (to serve). See Focals #40 (teach) and #363 (slua).

Scottish Gaelic: teaghlach

2008-06-19 CPD