Last modified on 15 July 2014, at 23:50

deirfiúr

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish derbṡiur, from derb (certain) +‎ siur (sister), from Proto-Celtic *swesūr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Munster) IPA(key): [dʲɾʲəˈfˠuːɾˠ]
  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈdʲrʲauhərˠ]
  • (Cois Fhairrge) IPA(key): [ˈdʲrʲaurˠ]
  • (West Connemara, South Mayo) IPA(key): [ˈdʲɾʲehuːɾˠ]
  • (Achill) IPA(key): [ˈdʲeɾʲəfʲəɾˠ]
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): [ˈdʲeɾʲəfʲaɾˠ], [ˈdʲeɾʲəfʲəɾˠ]

NounEdit

deirfiúr f (genitive deirféar, nominative plural deirfiúracha)

  1. sister

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deirfiúr dheirfiúr ndeirfiúr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.