oir

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See also: oír, óir, oïr, -oir, and -óir

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audīre, present active infinitive of audiō.

Verb[edit]

oir (first-person singular present oeixo, past participle oït)

  1. to hear

Conjugation[edit]

As reduir.

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Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

oir (present analytic oireann, future analytic oirfidh, verbal noun oiriúint, past participle oirthe)

  1. to fit

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin audiō.

Verb[edit]

oir

  1. Alternative form of oïr.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

oir

  1. Alternative form of oyr.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish hóre, from Latin hōra

Conjunction[edit]

oir

  1. since, for, because
    Thog iad teine, oir bha an latha fuar. - They made a fire since the day was cold.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ar

Noun[edit]

oir f (genitive oire, plural oirean)

  1. edge, verge, fringe, margin, border, brink
    oir na creige - the edge of the cliff
    oir dhìreach - straight edge
    oir phàipeir - margin of a paper
    às oir a shùla - from the corner of his eye
  2. rim, brim, lip
  3. ledge
    air oir na h-uinneig - on the window sill
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