derbsiur

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

derb- +‎ siur (sister)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʲerʲvʲ.fʲi.ur/

Noun[edit]

derbsiur f

  1. sister (by blood)
  2. (Christianity) sister (in a religious community)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine r-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative derbsiur derbsiairL derbsethir
Vocative derbsiur derbsiairL derbsethraH
Accusative derbsiairN derbsiairL derbsethraH
Genitive derbsethar derbsetharL derbsetharN
Dative derbsiair derbsethraib derbsethraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: deirfiúr