clár

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See also: clar, clàr, Clár, and clâr

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clár, from Proto-Celtic *klāros, *klārom (table).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clár m (genitive singular cláir, nominative plural cláir or cláracha)

  1. board, plank
  2. stave
  3. table, counter, ledge
  4. lid
  5. flat shell
  6. flat surface
  7. (geography) plain
  8. table, plane, platform
  9. table, list, catalogue, register
  10. program, agenda

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clár chlár gclár
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *klārom (plank, board, table) (compare Proto-Brythonic *klọr), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂ro- (plank) (compare Ancient Greek κλῆρος (klêros, lot, piece of wood for casting lots)), probably from *kelh₂- (to cut down).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clár n or m

  1. board, plank
  2. stave (of a vat or cask)
  3. gameboard
  4. table
  5. writing tablet
  6. level expanse
  7. table of contents

Inflection[edit]

Neuter o-stem, masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: clár
  • Manx: claare
  • Scottish Gaelic: clàr

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
clár chlár clár
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]