arbhar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish arbar n (grain, corn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arbhar m (genitive singular arbhair or arbha)

  1. corn, cereals (fruits of a cereal crop)
    cruach arbhair‎ ― a stack of corn
    Cruaitear an arbhar san áith.
    The corn is hardened in the kiln.
    Tá mórán arbhair againn i mbliana.
    We have a lot of grain this year.

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 1 arbar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “arḃar” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "arbhar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish arbar n (grain, corn).

Noun[edit]

arbhar m (genitive singular arbhair)

  1. corn (fruits of a cereal crop, growing or in sheaf; includes grain and straw, but ceases to be applied to either when separated by threshing)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish arbar m (host, army).

Noun[edit]

arbhar m (genitive singular arbhair)

  1. (rare) host, army

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