ór

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ór, from Latin aurum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ór m (genitive singular óir)

  1. gold

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ór n-ór hór t-ór
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aurum.

Noun[edit]

ór n (genitive óir)

  1. gold

Inflection[edit]

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative órN
Vocative órN
Accusative órN
Genitive óirL
Dative órL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: ór
  • Manx: airh
  • Scottish Gaelic: òr

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ór unchanged n-ór
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *uz (out of). Cognate with Gothic 𐌿𐍃 (us).

Preposition[edit]

ór (takes dative)

  1. out of, from
  2. made out of, denoting a substance
  3. from among (a group)
  4. denoting a cause
  5. beyond
  6. denoting absolute completeness, as in "utterly"

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: úr
  • Faroese: úr
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: or
  • Old Swedish: ūr
    • Swedish: ur
  • Westrobothnian: i (öy, äi) (< *ýʀ)
  • Gutnish: ör, öir (< *ýʀ)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press