imir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish imrid ‎(carry around), from Old Irish imm·beir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

imir ‎(present analytic imríonn, future analytic imreoidh, verbal noun imirt, past participle imeartha)

  1. play
  2. (with ar) cheat (at games)

Conjugation[edit]

In the older literary language, the future and conditional were built on the stem imeor-, for example:

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Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • imm·beir” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “imrim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "imir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.