fuar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fuar (plural fuars)

  1. Alternative form of feuar

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úar, from Proto-Celtic *owgros (compare Welsh oer), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂owg- (compare Old Armenian ոյծ (oyc)). The initial f- of Modern Irish comes from a misinterpretation of uar as fhuar in lenition environments.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fuar (comparative fuaire, genitive singular masculine fuair, genitive singular feminine fuaire, plural fuara)

  1. cold
  2. apathetic
  3. without interest
  4. uncooked

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fuar fhuar bhfuar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úar, from Proto-Celtic *owgros (compare Welsh oer), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂owg- (compare Old Armenian ոյծ (oyc)). The initial f- of Scottish Gaelic comes from a misinterpretation of uar as fhuar in lenition environments.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fuar

  1. bleak, chilly, cold, frigid, sober, stingy

Derived terms[edit]