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See also: mhór

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish -mar (compare Irish -mhar).




  1. Forming nouns from nouns and adjectives with the sense of “full of what is denoted by the noun", similar to -ful in English
    ceòl ‎(music) → ceòlmhor ‎(musical)
    feòil ‎(flesh) → feòlmhor ‎(sensual, erotic; carnal, lustful; fleshy, fat; brutish, bestial)
    iochd ‎(mercy, pity, compassion, grace) → iochdmhor ‎(clement, compassionate, humane, merciful, kind)
    iùl ‎(knowledge) → iùlmhor ‎(wise, learned, sagacious, sensible)
    sìol ‎(seed) → sìolmhor ‎(prolific, fertile, generative, fruitful, abounding in seed)

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