iùlmhor

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish iúlmar(knowledgeable, adjective), from eól, iúl(knowledge); synchronically iùl(knowledge) +‎ -mhor.

Adjective[edit]

iùlmhor ‎(genitive singular masculine iùlmhoir, genitive singular feminine iùlmhoire, nominative plural iùlmhora, comparative iùlmhoire)

  1. wise, learned, sagacious, sensible
  2. skilful
  3. polite

Derived terms[edit]

  • an-iùlmhor(void of conduct, adjective)
  • iùlmhorachd f(wisdom, judgment, sagacity; politeness)
  • neo-iùlmhor(ignorant, unskilful, untaught, adjective)

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