urlar

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See also: urlár and ùrlar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic ùrlar (floor).

Noun[edit]

urlar (plural urlars)

  1. (music) The base theme of a piece of classical bagpipe music.
    • 2012, Hannah Rosefield, ‘Piping Up’, Literary Review, 401:
      The opening theme of a piobaireachd is called the Urlar, or ‘ground’ – the territory on which the whole composition stands.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

urlar n

  1. Alternative form of airlár.