muir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muir, from Proto-Celtic *mori (compare Welsh môr), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (compare Latin mare, English mere, German Meer, Dutch meer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muir f (genitive singular mara, nominative plural mara)

  1. sea
    Ní fhanann muir le fear sotail.Time and tide wait for no man.
    Synonym: farraige
  2. (astronomy) mare

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

muir f (genitive singular marrey, plural muiraghyn)

  1. Alternative form of mooir

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
muir vuir unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mori.[1]

Noun[edit]

muir n (genitive moro or mora, nominative plural muire)

  1. sea
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 81a4
      inna fudumnai in moro
      the depths of the sea
    • c. 808, Félire Oengusso, published in Félire Óengusso Céli Dé: The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee (1905, Harrison & Sons), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes, June 21
      Ainle sochla slúagach, fris mbrúchta muir mílach,
      Ainle the famous and hostful, against whom the animal-filled sea bursts forth,

Inflection[edit]

Neuter i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative muirN muirN muireH
Vocative muirN muirN muireH
Accusative muirN muirN muireH
Genitive moroH, moraH moroH, moraH muireN
Dative muirL muirib muirib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Irish: muir

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*mori-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 277

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English more, from Old English mōr, from Proto-Germanic *mōraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [møːr], [myːr], [meːr], [miːr], [mjuːr]

Noun[edit]

muir (plural muirs)

  1. moor

Derived terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /murʲ/

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muir, from Proto-Celtic *mori (compare Welsh môr), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (compare Latin mare, English mere, German Meer, Dutch meer).

Noun[edit]

muir m or f (genitive singular mara, plural marannan)

  1. sea, ocean
    Lean mi thar na mara thu.I followed thee over the sea.
    air muir 's air tìrby sea and by land
  2. wave
  3. pl large billows
  4. f worry, discomposure, mental suffering
    Nach ann air a tha a' mhuir an diugh!How troubled he is today!
    Tha muir ort an diugh, a Dhòmhnaill.You are in the dolours today, Donald.

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
muir mhuir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The nominative can be either masculine or feminine, the genitive is usually feminine.
  • muir and cuan are common words for sea and ocean respectively. fairge, on the other hand, is a poetic term that implies the rough sea.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • muir” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “muir”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

muir (first-person singular present muyo, first-person singular preterite mui, past participle muido)

  1. (Aragón) to milk

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.