triúr

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the dative case of Old Irish tríar. Analyzable as trí- + fear.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

triúr m (genitive singular triúir, nominative plural triúir) (triggers no mutation)

  1. a group of three people
    triúr iníonacha aici.
    She has three daughters.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Generally used with the genitive plural when referring to human beings; also sometimes used with other nouns, especially if the things they denote are being personified.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • trí (three) (non-personal)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
triúr thriúr dtriúr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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