meabhair

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mebuir (recollection, memory), from Latin memoria.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meabhair f (genitive singular meabhrach)

  1. mind, memory
  2. intelligence, intellect; power of thought; attention
  3. consciousness, awareness
  4. mind, reason
  5. sensation, feeling
  6. sense, meaning
  7. mind, intention

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meabhair mheabhair not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "meabhair" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • awareness” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • consciousness” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • intellect” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mind” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • reason” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mebair” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “meabhair” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “meabhair” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.