amhras

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish amaires (unbelief).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈəuɾˠəsˠ/, /ˈə̃ũɾˠəsˠ/
  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈavˠɾˠəsˠ/, /ˈãvˠɾˠəsˠ/, /ˈanˠvˠɾˠəsˠ/

Noun[edit]

amhras m (genitive singular amhrais)

  1. doubt
    gan amhraswithout doubt, undoubtedly
    Chuir sé amhras ar mo scéal.
    He cast doubt on my story.
  2. suspicion (with ar plus the person or thing suspected)
    amhras agam air; Tá mé in amhras air.
    I suspect him.
    Tá siad ag amhras orm.
    They’re suspicious of me.
  3. opinion, guess; speculation

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Mutation[edit]

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

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