máthir

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mātīr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máthir f ‎(genitive máthar, nominative plural máithir)

  1. mother

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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