airt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scots airt

Verb[edit]

airt (third-person singular simple present airts, present participle airting, simple past and past participle airted)

  1. (Scotland) To guide; to direct.

Noun[edit]

airt (plural airts)

  1. (Scotland) direction; quarter
    • 1902, John Buchan, The Outgoing of the Tide
      He looked the airt the rain was coming from, and he saw it was the airt the Sker flowed.

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

airt

  1. inflection of art:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Mutation[edit]

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

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English art, from Old French art, from Latin artem, accusative of ars.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

airt (plural airts)

  1. art
  2. skill

Derived terms[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Northern Middle English art (district, locality).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

airt (plural airts)

  1. quarter of the compass
  2. direction, area

Verb[edit]

airt (third-person singular simple present airts, present participle airtin, simple past airtit, past participle airtit)

  1. (transitive) to guide, direct
  2. (intransitive) to direct one's way; to make for
  3. (transitive) to confine, to constrain, to force, to incite

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