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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Proto-Celtic *adkubrom, from *kubreti (to wish), from Proto-Indo-European *kwep-.



accobar n (genitive accobair)

  1. verbal noun of ad·cobra
  2. desire, wish
  3. covetousness, greed
  4. carnal desire, lust

For quotations using this term, see Citations:accobar.


Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative accobarN accobarN accobarL, accobra
Vocative accobarN accobarN accobarL, accobra
Accusative accobarN accobarN accobarL, accobra
Genitive accobairL accobar accobarN
Dative accobarL, accobur, accubur accobraib accobraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization


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

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