urchar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish airchor m ‎(act of putting forward, extending; cast, shot; dart or weapon discharged), verbal noun of ar·cuirethar ‎(increases, extends; prolongs).

Noun[edit]

urchar m ‎(genitive singular urchair, nominative plural urchair)

  1. cast, shot
  2. (typography, of bulleted lists) bullet
  3. round (of ammunition)
  4. (athletics) starting gun

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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