Alastar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Alaxander, a borrowing from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ‎(Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω ‎(aléxō, I defend) + ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈal̪ˠəsˠt̪ˠəɾˠ/

Proper noun[edit]

Alastar m ‎(genitive Alastair)

  1. A male given name, Irish equivalent to Alexander.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Alastar nAlastar hAlastar tAlastar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.