slabhra

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish slabrad (chain; fetter, shackle).

Noun[edit]

slabhra m (genitive singular slabhra, nominative plural slabhraí)

  1. chain
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse slafra (to slaver)

Noun[edit]

slabhra m (genitive singular slabhra)

  1. slaver, slobber
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish slabrae (stock; marriage portion, dowry).

Noun[edit]

slabhra f (genitive singular slabhra)

  1. (literary) stock, cattle; portion, dowry
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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