àr

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German Low German[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

àr

  1. (Westphalian) Alternative form of àder

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]

  • MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911) , “àr”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN
  • àr” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “ár”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language