staighre

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Irish[edit]

Staighre

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English staire, from Old English stǣġer (stair, staircase), from Proto-Germanic *staigriz (stairs, scaffolding), from Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ- (to walk, proceed, march, climb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsˠt̪ˠəiɾʲə/

Noun[edit]

staighre f (genitive staighre, nominative plural staighrí)

  1. stairs (contiguous set of steps), a stairway

Declension[edit]