-adair

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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-adair

  1. Forming nouns from nouns and adjectives with the sense of ‘person or thing connected or involved with, belonging to, having’
    seinn ("sing") → seinne ("singing") + -adair → seinneadair ("singer")
    cluich ("play", "performance") → cluiche ("playing", "performing") + -adair → cluicheadair ("player", "actor")
    aoir ("lampoon", "satire") → aoire ("lampooning") + -adair → aoireadair ("satirist")
  2. Forming nouns from verbs with the sense of ‘person or thing which does’
    leugh ("read") + -adair → leughadair ("reader")
    sgrìobh ("write") + -adair → sgrìobhadair ("writer")

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