láir

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See also: lair and làir

Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

láir

  1. indefinite nominative/accusative plural of lógv

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish láir.

Noun[edit]

láir f (genitive singular lárach, nominative plural láracha)

  1. mare (female horse)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

láir m

  1. inflection of lár (ground, floor; middle, center):
    1. genitive/vocative singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lârex, possibly related to Albanian pelë (mare).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

láir f

  1. mare (female horse)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative láir láirL láiriH
Vocative láir láirL láiriH
Accusative láirN láirL láiriH
Genitive lároH, láraH lároH, láraH láireN
Dative láirL láirib láirib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: láir
  • Manx: laair
  • Scottish Gaelic: làir

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urkeltischer Sprachschatz (Stokes)
  2. ^ MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “láir”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN

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