abhras

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish abras ‎(gesture, action, handiwork, yarn-spinning).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abhras m ‎(genitive singular abhrais)

  1. handiwork (carding, spinning, etc.)
  2. yarn

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "abhras" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • abras” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.