iolar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish ilar (compare Scottish Gaelic iolair), from Old Irish irar, from Proto-Celtic *eriro- ‎(eagle) (compare Welsh eryr, Breton erer), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂or-, *h₃er- ‎(large bird).

iolar

Noun[edit]

iolar m ‎(genitive singular iolair, nominative plural iolair)

  1. eagle
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ilar ‎(a multitude, an abundance, a multiplicity; the plural number).

Noun[edit]

iolar m ‎(genitive singular iolair)

  1. (literary) multitude, plurality, abundance; much, many
  2. manifold requirements, accessories, furniture
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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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