saor

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sóer, from Proto-Celtic *su-wiro-s (good man).

Adjective[edit]

saor

  1. free
  2. (grammar) autonomous (of Celtic verb forms similar in meaning to the passive voice)
Declension[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish sáer, from Proto-Celtic *sairos, from Proto-Indo-European *sapiros, from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (skill).

Noun[edit]

saor m (genitive saoir, nominative plural saoir)

  1. craftsman
  2. (stone)mason
  3. artificer
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
saor shaor
after "an", tsaor
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sóer, from Proto-Celtic *su-viro-s (good man).

Adjective[edit]

saor (comparative saoire)

  1. free
  2. cheap
Antonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]
Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative saor shaor saora
Vocative shaoir shaor saora
Genitive shaoir shaoir/saoire saora
Dative shaor shaoir saora
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

saor (verbal noun saoradh)

  1. free, rescue, save
  2. clear, redeem
  3. cheapen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish sáer, from Proto-Celtic *sairo-s, from Proto-Indo-European *sapiro-s, from Proto-Indo-European *sap (skill).

Noun[edit]

saor m (genitive and plural saoir)

  1. joiner
  2. carpenter

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian sapore

Noun[edit]

saor m (plural saori)

  1. taste, flavour
  2. sauce