beoir

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See also: beóir

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish beóir, from Old Norse bjórr.

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Noun[edit]

beoir f (genitive singular beorach, nominative plural beoracha)

  1. beer
  2. (colloquial, rare) a woman
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

beoir

  1. (dialectal) second-person singular present indicative of beoigh (animate)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beoir bheoir mbeoir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "beoir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • beóir” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • beior, in Béaloideas: the journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society, 1966, page 184.
  • Entries containing “beoir” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “beoir” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.