siur

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

siur f ‎(genitive sethar, nominative plural sethir)

  1. sister
  2. kinswoman, female relation

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
siur phiur, fiur unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • siur” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.