maor

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish maer (steward), from Latin māior.

Noun[edit]

maor m (genitive maoir, nominative plural maoir)

  1. steward
  2. bailiff, warden, keeper
  3. supervisor, superintendent; overseer, foreman
  4. (military) major
  5. (school) prefect
  6. keeper of herds, of flocks; herdsman

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Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

maor m (genitive and plural maoir)

  1. officer (not military - see Usage notes)
  2. bailiff
  3. factor (person)
  4. foreman

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