íar

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See also: iar, iAr, IAR, iar-, iâr, and í ár

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *eɸirom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi-rom.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

íar (with dative; triggers eclipsis)

  1. after
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 129c8
      in tan ṁberes claind, is fáilid íar sin
      when she bears children, she is joyous after that
  2. according to
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 25c5
      Foillsigthir as n‑ísel in doínacht íar n‑aicniud húare as in deacht foda·raithmine⟨dar⟩ ⁊ noda·fortachtaigedar.
      It is shown that the humanity is lowly according to nature because it is the Godhead that remembers it and helps it

Inflection[edit]

Combined with a definite article:

Combined with a possessive determiner:

Combined with the relative pronoun:

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: ar (partly)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 113

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