soiléir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish soiléir (clear, visible, obvious).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

soiléir (genitive singular masculine soiléir, genitive singular feminine soiléire, plural soiléire, comparative soiléire)

  1. clear, distinct; evident, obvious, plain
  2. easy
  3. unambiguous

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
soiléir shoiléir
after an, tsoiléir
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "soiléir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • clear” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • soiléir” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From so- +‎ léir.

Adjective[edit]

soiléir

  1. clear, visible
  2. clear, obvious, intelligible
  3. bright, shining

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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