fíor-

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See also: fior, fìor, and fíor

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fíor (true).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

fíor-

  1. real, true, genuine
    1. intense, very, ultra, pure
  2. noble

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fíor- fhíor- bhfíor-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "fíor-" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “fíor-” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.