íri

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See also: iri and Íri

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse írar, from Old Irish Ériu (modern Éire ‎(Ireland)), from Proto-Celtic *Īwerjū ‎(fat land, fertile).

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Noun[edit]

íri m (genitive singular íra, plural írar)

  1. Irishman
  2. (historical) Gaelic pirate from Scotland, the Hebrides or Ireland

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative íri írin írar írarnir
Accusative íra íran írar írarnar
Dative íra íranum írum írunum
Genitive íra írans íra íranna

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