altóir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish altóir f (compare Scottish Gaelic altair), borrowed from Latin altar, altāre, altaria, from adoleō (I burn), influenced in form by altus (high).

Noun[edit]

altóir f (genitive singular altóra or altórach, nominative plural altóirí or altóracha)

  1. altar
  2. funeral offering

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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