buair

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish búaidrid ‎(disturbs, troubles, harasses, confuses, verb), from búaidre f ‎(confusion, distraction, disturbance).

Verb[edit]

buair ‎(present analytic buaireann, future analytic buairfidh, verbal noun buaireamh, past participle buartha)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) grieve; vex, perturb
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

buair m

  1. genitive singular of buar

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

buair m

  1. genitive singular of buar

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buair bhuair mbuair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish búaidrid ‎(disturbs, troubles, harasses, confuses, verb), from búaidre f ‎(confusion, distraction, disturbance).

Verb[edit]

buair ‎(past bhuair, future buairidh, verbal noun buaireadh, past participle buairte)

  1. disturb, trouble, upset
  2. tempt

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