-óir

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See also: oir, oír, oïr, óir, and -oir

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish, from Latin -or, -ōrem.

Suffix[edit]

-óir m

  1. Suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does (or a thing that does) something.
    bád ("boat") → bádóir ("boatman")
    Béarla ("English") → Béarlóir ("Anglophone, English-speaker")
    focal ("word") → foclóir ("dictionary")
    loisc ("burn, scorch") → loisceoir ("incinerator")

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