aoire

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish áegaire, from Old Irish oegaire ‎(shepherd, herdsman).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

aoire m ‎(genitive singular aoire, nominative plural aoirí)

  1. shepherd; herdsman
  2. whip
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aoire f

  1. genitive singular of aoir

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

aoire f

  1. genitive singular of aoir