uachdar

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úachtar, óchtar(top, surface, cream), from Proto-Celtic *ouxstero-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ewp-s-(high).

Noun[edit]

uachdar m (genitive singular uachdair, plural uachdaran)

  1. surface
  2. (food) cream
  3. upland

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References[edit]

  1. ^ John Carswell (1970 [1567]) Foirm na n-Urrnuidheadh R.L. Thomson (ed.) Edinburgh: Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, page 240.