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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish úar, from Latin hōra (hour), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, period), from Proto-Indo-European *yer-, *yor- (year, season).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uair f (genitive uaire, nominative plural uaireanta)

  1. hour
  2. time (instance or occurrence)

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MutationEdit

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish úar, from Latin hōra (hour), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, period), from Proto-Indo-European *yer-, *yor- (year, season).

NounEdit

uair f (genitive uarach, plural uairean)

  1. hour
  2. o'clock
  3. time (instance or occurrence)
    B’ e a’ chiad uair a chunnaic mi iad.
    That was the first time I saw them.
    Choisinn e ceithir uair ann.
    He walked there four times.
    Seo an uair mu dheireadh a tha mi gad chuideachadh!
    This is the last time I’m helping you!

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