fómhar

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fogamur (harvest), from Old Irish fogamar, fogomur (autumn), from Proto-Celtic *wo-giamur (under winter), from Proto-Celtic *giamur (winter). Akin to geimhreadh. Cognate with Welsh cynauaf. Compare Scottish Gaelic foghar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fómhar m (genitive fómhair, nominative plural fómhair)

  1. autumn, fall
  2. harvest, harvesting

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fómhar fhómhar bhfómhar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1] s.v. fogamar