feolmhar

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From feoil (flesh, meat) +‎ -mhar (adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

feolmhar (genitive singular masculine feolmhair, genitive singular feminine feolmhaire, plural feolmhara, comparative feolmhaire)

  1. fleshy, meaty; fat, flabby, plump, rotund

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feolmhar fheolmhar bhfeolmhar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "feolmhar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • fleshy” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • meaty” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • plump” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • rotund” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.