úathmar

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From úath (fear, horror, terror) +‎ -mar (adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

úathmar

  1. dreadful, terrible, terrifying
    • c. 875, 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. 45a6
      huathmar glosses terribile

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • úathmar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.