àrd

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See also: ard, Ard, ARD, ård, -ard, ard-, and 'ard

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ard, from Proto-Celtic *ardwos (compare Welsh ardd), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erHdʰwós, from *h₂erHdʰ- (compare Latin arduus).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːrˠt̪/, /ˈaːrʃt̪/, /ˈaːrˠsˠt̪/

Adjective[edit]

àrd

  1. high

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Noun[edit]

àrd m (genitive singular àird, plural àrda)

  1. chief, eminent person
    uaigh an àirdthe chief's grave

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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
  • 1 ard” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Bauer, Michael. Blas na Gàidhlig: The Practical Guide to Gaelic Pronunciation. Glasgow: Akerbeltz, 2011.