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amnair

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *awontīr- (compare Welsh ewythr, Breton eontr, Cornish ewnter), from *h₂euh₂-n-tlo (compare Latin avunculus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₂o- (relative, descendant), *h₂éwh₂os (compare Middle Irish ó, Latin avus (grandfather), dialectal German Awwe (grandfather), Ohm (uncle)).

NounEdit

amnair m

  1. maternal uncle