túr

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See also: tur, Tur, TUR, tür, Tür, tùr, Túr, and tűr

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Finno-Ugric.[1]

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túr

  1. (transitive) to dig (to move earth out of the way, especially downward to make a hole)

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Icelandic[edit]

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túr m (genitive singular túrs, nominative plural túrar)

  1. trip, short journey, tour deriv.
    Synonyms: ferð, för
  2. period, menstruation deriv.
    Hún er á túr.She's having her period.
    Synonyms: tíðir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman (compare Scottish Gaelic tùr), from Old French tor, from Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

túr m (genitive singular túir, nominative plural túir)

  1. tower

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

túr m (genitive singular túir, nominative plural túrtha)

  1. Alternative form of tuar (sign, omen)
  2. Alternative form of tuar (dung, manure; manuring of land; manured land; cattle-field; sheep-run; pasture, lea)

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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

túr m (genitive singular túir)

  1. Alternative form of súr ((act of) searching for, seeking)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
túr thúr dtúr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "túr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 3 túr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “túr” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “túr” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.