ourys

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish amaires (unbelief). Cognate with Irish amhras.

Noun[edit]

ourys m (genitive singular ourys, plural ouryssyn)

  1. doubt, distrust, misgiving, suspicion, suspiciousness, doubtfulness, scepticism, agnosticism
    Cha nel blayst ourys ayn.There is not the ghost of a suspicion.
    Cha nel ourys erbee mychione echey.There is no doubt at all about it.
    Cha row ourys er ny s’odjey.He doubted no longer.
    Cre’n fa veagh ourys ayd orryms?Why should you suspect me?
    She oyr ourys eh.It begets suspicion.
    Ta ourys aym er.I suspect him.

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