-óir

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See also: oir, OIr, oír, óir, òir, oïr, and -oir

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish, from Latin -or.

Suffix[edit]

-óir m

  1. -er; suffix appended to words to create an agent noun, indicating a person who does (or a thing that does) something.
    bád (boat) + ‎-óir → ‎bádóir (boatman)
    Béarla (English) + ‎-óir → ‎Béarlóir (Anglophone, English-speaker)
    focal (word) + ‎-óir → ‎foclóir (dictionary)
    loisc (burn, scorch) + ‎-óir → ‎loisceoir (incinerator)

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