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deartháir

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish derbráthair, from derb (“certain”) + bráthair (“brother”), from Proto-Celtic *brātīr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Munster) IPA(key): [dʲɾʲəˈhaːɾʲ]
  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈdʲɾʲɑːhərʲ]
  • (Cois Fhairrge) IPA(key): [ˈdʲɾʲɑːɾʲ]
  • (West Connemara, South Mayo) IPA(key): [ˈdʲɾʲiçaːɾʲ]
  • (Achill) IPA(key): [ˈdʲaɾˠhaɾʲ]
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): [ˈdʲaːɾˠhaɾʲ], [ˈdʲaːɾˠhəɾʲ]

NounEdit

deartháir m (genitive dearthár, nominative plural deartháireacha)

  1. brother

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deartháir dheartháir ndeartháir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.