fíor

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See also: fior and fìor

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fír (true), from Proto-Indo-European *wēr-.

Adjective[edit]

fíor (genitive singular masculine fír, genitive singular feminine fíre, comparative fíre)

  1. true
  2. correct
  3. real
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Noun[edit]

fíor f (genitive fíre, nominative plural fíora)

  1. truth
  2. honour
  3. (colloquial) word
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish figor, from Latin figūra.

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Noun[edit]

fíor f (genitive fíorach, nominative plural fíoracha)

  1. form
  2. image
  3. shape
  4. appearance
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fíor fhíor bhfíor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.