smior

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish smiur (marrow), from Proto-Celtic *smérus (marrow), from From Proto-Indo-European *smérus (grease). Cognate with Welsh mêr, English smear, Swedish smör.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smior m (genitive singular smeara)

  1. bone marrow
  2. pith, essential part

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

smior f

  1. (non-standard since 2012) indefinite plural of smie

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish smiur (marrow).

Noun[edit]

smior m

  1. courage, bravery, fortitude,
  2. energy, spirit, vigour, stamina
  3. pith, power
  4. medulla

Derived terms[edit]