iolair

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

iolair m

  1. inflection of iolar (eagle):
    1. vocative and genitive singular
    2. nominative and dative plural

Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ilar (compare Irish iolar), from Old Irish irar (compare Welsh eryr, Breton erer), from Proto-Celtic *eriros, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃érō (large bird).

Noun[edit]

iolair f (genitive singular iolaire or iolarach or iolrach, plural iolairean)

  1. eagle

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • 2 ilar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.