lebor

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin liber.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lebor m (genitive libuir or libair or liubair, nominative plural libuir or libair or liubair)

  1. book

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative lebor leborL libairL
Vocative libair leborL lebruH
Accusative leborN leborL lebruH
Genitive libairL lebor leborN
Dative leborL lebraib lebraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: leabhar
  • Manx: lioar
  • Scottish Gaelic: leabhar

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lebor
also llebor after a proclitic
lebor
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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