àr

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ár (slaughter), from Proto-Celtic *agros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵro- (hunt); compare Greek ἄγρα (ágra, hunt).

Noun[edit]

àr m (genitive singular àir, plural àir)

  1. slaughter, carnage (more severe than marbh).

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
àr n-àr h-àr t-àr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • ár” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.