urraim

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish airraim (deference, respect; indulgence, mercy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

urraim f (genitive singular urraime)

  1. respect, esteem; deferential regard, reverence, veneration
    • 1938, Peig Sayers, “Inghean an Cheannaidhe”[1]:
      Ní raibh aoinne cloinne age n-a muinntir ach í agus do mhéaduigh sin uirrim agus grádh na ndaoine don inghean óg so.
      Her parents had no children but her, and that increased the esteem and love of the people for this young girl.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. L. Sjoestedt-Jonval, 1936, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, p. 193.
  • "urraim" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • airraim” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

urraim m

  1. genitive singular of urram