clár

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See also: clar and clàr

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)

  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]

  • Alternative plural: cláracha (Cois Fharraige)

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]

  • clár” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “clár” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "clár" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *klārom(table).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clár n, 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]

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]

  • clár” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.