ór

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ór, from Latin aurum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ór m (genitive óir)

  1. gold

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ór n-ór hór t-ór
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin aurum.

Noun[edit]

ór n (genitive óir)

  1. gold

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *uz (out of). Cognate with Gothic 𐌿𐍃 (us).

Preposition[edit]

ór (takes dative)

  1. out of, from
  2. made out of, denoting a substance
  3. from among (a group)
  4. denoting a cause
  5. beyond
  6. denoting absolute completeness, as in "utterly"

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: or

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • “ór” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic