ìmpire

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish impere, impire, from Latin imperium.

Noun[edit]

ìmpire m (genitive singular ìmpire, plural ìmpirean)

  1. emperor

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ìmpire n-ìmpire h-ìmpire t-ìmpire
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
  • impere, impire” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.