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fíor

See also: fior and fìor

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish fír (true), from Proto-Indo-European *wēr-.

AdjectiveEdit

fíor (genitive singular masculine fír, genitive singular feminine fíre, comparative fíre)

  1. true
  2. correct
  3. real
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

fíor f (genitive fíre, nominative plural fíora)

  1. truth
  2. honour
  3. (colloquial) word
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish figor, from Latin figūra.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

fíor f (genitive fíorach, nominative plural fíoracha)

  1. form
  2. image
  3. shape
  4. appearance
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fíor fhíor bhfíor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.