iarthar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish íarthar.

Noun[edit]

iarthar m (genitive singular iarthair)

  1. west (any absolute geographic location as one faces the setting sun)
  2. The West (of any geographic place)

Declension[edit]

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See also[edit]

  • aniar (from the west)
  • siar (to the west)
  • thiar (in the west)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
iarthar n-iarthar hiarthar t-iarthar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • íarthar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "iarthar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.