máthair

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See also: màthair and Màthair

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish máthir, from Proto-Celtic *mātīr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

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Noun[edit]

máthair f (genitive máthar, nominative plural máithreacha)

  1. mother
    Tá Dia láidir is máthair mhaith aige.
    God is strong and He has a good mother.

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
máthair mháthair unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

máthair f

  1. Alternative spelling of máthir