oyr

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See also: øyr

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish óre, hóre, from Latin hōra (hour), ultimately borrowed from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, season, year), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season). Cognate with Irish óir and Scottish Gaelic oir.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [oːr]

Noun[edit]

oyr m (genitive singular oyr, plural oyryn)

  1. reason, cause
  2. incentive, motive
  3. matter
  4. occasion

Synonyms[edit]

  • (reason, cause): fa

Derived terms[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

oyr

  1. Alternative form of ouir

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: oír