IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish -mar, from immar, mar (like).

SuffixEdit

-mhar

  1. -y (added to nouns to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”)

Usage notesEdit

  • Merges with a preceding th to become -far, e.g. bláth + -mhar = bláfar.
  • A preceding mh is deleted, e.g. cnámh + -mhar = cnámhar.

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