údar

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See also: udar

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ugtar, from Old Irish áugtor, from Latin auctor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈuːd̪ˠəɾˠ/

Noun[edit]

údar m ‎(genitive singular údair, nominative plural údair)

  1. author, originator; source, origin; story behind a song
  2. author, writer
  3. authority, expert
  4. authority, reliable evidence
  5. cause, reason; grounds
  6. makings (necessary ingredients)

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural: údaracha (Cois Fharraige)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (cause, reason): fáth
  • (cause, reason, source): cúis

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • augtar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “uġdar” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "údar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.