uabhar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úabar.

Noun[edit]

uabhar m (genitive singular uabhair)

  1. pride, arrogance
  2. wounded pride
    1. spiritedness, exuberance
    2. (act of) frolicking; frolicksomeness
  3. rankness, luxuriance
  4. eeriness, feeling of loneliness
  5. open-mouthedness, astonishment

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uabhar n-uabhar huabhar unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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