urraim

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Irish[edit]

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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
    Synonyms: ardmheas, gradam
    • 1939, Peig Sayers, “Inghean an Cheannaidhe”, printed in Marie-Louise Sjoestedt, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études 270. Paris: Librairie Honoré Champion, p. 193:
      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.

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Mutation[edit]

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

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

urraim m

  1. genitive singular of urram