urú

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ur- (before, over) +‎ dubhadh (blackening, darkening).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

urú m (genitive singular uraithe, nominative plural uruithe)

  1. verbal noun of uraigh
  2. (astronomy) eclipse
    Synonyms: éiclips
  3. (linguistics) eclipsis, nasalization

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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