fìor

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See also: fior, fíor, and fíor-

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fír, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *wēr-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fìor

  1. true, real
    Antonym: ain-fhìor

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fìor

  1. very

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fìor fhìor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • G. Toner, S. Arbuthnot, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, D. Wodtko, editors (1913–76), “1 fír”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Dublin: Royal Irish Aacademy, →ISBN