oir

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See also: OIr, oír, óir, òir, oïr, -oir, and -óir

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audīre, present active infinitive of audiō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew-is-d-, a compound of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewis (clearly, manifestly) (from the root *h₂ew- (to see, perceive)) and *dʰh₁-ye/o- (to render).

Verb[edit]

oir (first-person singular present oeixo, past participle oït)

  1. to hear

Conjugation[edit]

As reduir.

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish oirid (is suited or adapted (to), corresponds (to), is in keeping (with)).

Verb[edit]

oir (present analytic oireann, future analytic oirfidh, verbal noun oiriúint, past participle oirthe)

  1. (intransitive) suit, fit, become

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • oir do (wish, need, require)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
oir n-oir hoir t-oir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "oir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • oirid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • audir (10th century, attested in the third-person singular and the past participle audit)
  • oïr (diaereses are not universally used in scholarly transcriptions of Old French)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audīre, present active infinitive of audiō.

Verb[edit]

oir

  1. to listen (to)
  2. to hear

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

oir

  1. Alternative form of oyr

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish óre, hóre, from Latin hōra

Conjunction[edit]

oir

  1. since, for, because
    Thog iad teine, oir bha an latha fuar.‎ ― They made a fire since the day was cold.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ar.

Noun[edit]

oir f (genitive singular oire, plural oirean)

  1. edge, verge, fringe, margin, border, brink
    oir na creige‎ ― the edge of the cliff
    oir dhìreach‎ ― straight edge
    oir phàipeir‎ ― margin of a paper
    às oir a shùla‎ ― from the corner of his eye
  2. rim, brim, lip
  3. ledge
    air oir na h-uinneig‎ ― on the window sill
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