othar

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See also: oðar

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish othar (sickness, illness; state of being tended in illness, nursing, sick-attendance; a sick or wounded man).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

othar m (genitive singular othair, nominative plural othair)

  1. invalid, patient (person who receives medical treatment)
  2. sickness, wound
  3. festering state; matter, pus

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

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

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

othar n or m

  1. work, labour
  2. wage, recompense, due

Synonyms[edit]

Noun 2[edit]

othar m

  1. sickness, illness (of the condition, not the disease)
  2. state of being tended in illness, nursing, sick-attendance
  3. a sick or wounded man
  4. lying ill or wounded
  5. a grave, burial-place

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Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative othar otharL uithirL, othairL
Vocative uithir, othairL otharL othruH
Accusative otharN otharL othruH
Genitive uithirL, othairL othar otharN
Dative othurL othraib othraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: othar
  • Scottish Gaelic: othar

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
othar unchanged n-othar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *anþeraz.

Adjective[edit]

ōthar (no comparative nor superlative forms)

  1. other

Declension[edit]



Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish othar.

Noun[edit]

othar m (genitive singular othair)

  1. wages, reward
  2. labour

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish othar.

Noun[edit]

othar m (genitive singular othair)

  1. (medicine) abscess, ulcer, intumescence
  2. ailment

Adjective[edit]

othar

  1. sick
  2. wounded, mutilated
  3. maimed
  4. weak
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