measair

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish mesar, messar, from Latin mēnsūra.

Noun[edit]

measair f (genitive singular measrach, nominative plural measracha)

  1. measure
  2. vessel used as a measure
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • measartha (moderate, temperate; fair(ly), middling)

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

measair

  1. second-person singular present indicative and subjunctive of meas

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "measair" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • mes(s)ar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.