Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish Uruguay; disputed beyond that; Guaraní urugua (shellfish) i (water) or uru (kind of bird) gua (from) i (water).

Proper noun edit

Uragua m (genitive Uragua)

  1. Uruguay (a country in South America; official name: Poblacht Oirthearach Uragua)

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Uragua nUragua hUragua tUragua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • Uruguay”, in New English-Irish Dictionary, Foras na Gaeilge, 2013–2023
  • Entries containing “Uragua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.