fuair

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish ·fúair (third-person singular preterite conjunct of fo·gaib), from Proto-Celtic *wewore, reuplicated preterite of *wereti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fuair

  1. past indicative analytic of faigh (undergoes eclipsis rather than lenition after )
    bhfuair mé é.I didn’t find it.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

fuair

  1. (Munster) second-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of fuaigh
    Fuair rudaí le chéile.You stitch things together.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fuair

  1. inflection of fuar:
    1. vocative/genitive masculine singular
    2. (archaic) dative feminine singular

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fuair fhuair bhfuair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.