acair

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

acair

  1. second-person singular imperative of ad·gair

·acair

  1. third-person singular present indicative prototonic of ad·gair

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
acair unchanged n-acair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ancaire, accaire, from Latin ancora and Old Norse akkeri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acair f (genitive singular acrach, plural acraichean)

  1. (nautical) anchor
  2. stone (originally one used as an anchor)
  3. acre of land
  4. (agriculture) small stack of corn on field
  5. hand-screw
  6. (architecture) stone to hold the thatch of a house in place

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