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
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Etymology 2[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.

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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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References[edit]

  • buair” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “búaidrid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language