neartmhar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From neart (strength; force, power) +‎ -mhar (adjectival suffix); compare Old Irish nertmar (strong, vigorous; able, capable).

Adjective[edit]

neartmhar (genitive singular masculine neartmhair, genitive singular feminine neartmhaire, plural neartmhara, comparative neartmhaire)

  1. strong, vigorous, powerful, mighty

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "neartmhar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • brawny” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • impetuous” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mighty” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.