níor

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See also: nior

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

+‎ -r

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

níor (triggers lenition of a following consonant, except in the past autonomous)

  1. not (preverbal particle)
    Níor thuig mé. ― I did not understand.
    Níor chuala mé thú. ― I did not hear you.

Usage notes[edit]

Used only the past tense, except for some irregular verbs that take in the past tense.

Related terms[edit]

  • (used in other tenses)
  • char (Ulster dialect)

Particle[edit]

níor (form used before vowels níorbh) (copular form; used before consonants; triggers lenition)

  1. not (used in the past/conditional)
    Níor cheardaí an té a rinne é. ― Whoever made it was no tradesman.

Related terms[edit]