bó-aire

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(cow) +‎ aire (nobleman); however, the fourth-declension inflection pattern suggests it has been reinterpreted as containing the agentive suffix -aire

Noun[edit]

bó-aire m (genitive singular bó-aire or bó-aireach, nominative plural bó-airí or bó-aireacha)

  1. (historical) cattleman, cowman

Declension[edit]

As a fourth-declension noun:

As a fifth-declension noun:

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bó-aire bhó-aire mbó-aire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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