muirear

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish muirer, mairer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmˠɪɾʲəɾˠ/

Noun[edit]

muirear m (genitive singular muirir, nominative plural muirir)

  1. charge, burden
  2. a family that one must provide for; dependents
    • 1938, Marie-Louise Sjoestedt-Jonval, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, “Inghean an Cheannaidhe”, p. 193:
      D’fhág sé a thigh is a áit agus a chuid saidhbhris ag Máire, mar ní raibh aoinne eile muirir air.
      He left his house and holding and his wealth to Mary, because he had no other dependents.

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]