siúr

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See also: siur

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish siur, from Proto-Celtic *swesūr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

siúr f (genitive singular siúrach or seathar or siúra, nominative plural siúracha or seathracha)

  1. sister (nun; a female member of a religious community)

Declension[edit]

Alternative archaic or dialectal genitive singular forms: seathar, siúra

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
siúr shiúr
after an, tsiúr
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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