piuthar

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from Old Irish fiur, phiur, lenited form of siur (s > f is the regular lenition for words starting with *sw- in Primitive Irish), from Proto-Celtic *swesūr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piuthar f ‎(genitive singular peathar, plural peathraichean)

  1. sister, female sibling

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
piuthar phiuthar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.