péire

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See also: peire, Peire, and pèire

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish péire, from Anglo-Norman peire, from Vulgar Latin *pira, originally the plural of Latin pirum but reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Péire péirí.

Noun[edit]

péire m ‎(genitive singular péire, nominative plural péirí)

  1. pear (fruit)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Anglo-Norman paire, from Latin paria ‎(equals), neuter plural of pār.

Noun[edit]

péire m ‎(genitive singular péire, nominative plural péirí)

  1. pair (two similar or identical things)
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

péire m ‎(genitive singular péire)

  1. milt (fish semen)
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
péire phéire bpéire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.