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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse írar, from Old Irish Ériu (modern Éire (Ireland)), from Proto-Celtic *Īwerjū (fat land, fertile).

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NounEdit

íri m (genitive singular íra, plural írar)

  1. Irishman
  2. (historical) Gaelic pirate from Scotland, the Hebrides or Ireland

DeclensionEdit

Declension of íri
m1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative íri írin írar írarnir
accusative íra íran írar írarnar
dative íra íranum írum írunum
genitive íra írans íra íranna

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