aoir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish áer f(cutting, incising; act of satirising, lampooning, defaming; (maledictory) satire, lampoon).

Noun[edit]

aoir f ‎(genitive singular aoire, nominative plural aortha)

  1. lampoon, satire

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "aoir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • áer” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish áer f(cutting, incising; act of satirising, lampooning, defaming; (maledictory) satire, lampoon).

Noun[edit]

aoir f ‎(genitive singular aoire, plural aoirean)

  1. satire

References[edit]

  • áer” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.