prióir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin prior, adapted to contain the suffix -óir.

Noun[edit]

prióir m ‎(genitive singular prióra, nominative plural prióirí)

  1. (Christianity) prior (high-ranking member of a monastery)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
prióir phrióir bprióir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "prióir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • prióir” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.