amnair

Contents

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *awontīr (compare Welsh ewythr, Breton eontr, Cornish ewnter), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os ‎(relative, descendant) (compare Middle Irish ó, Latin avus ‎(grandfather), dialectal German Awwe ‎(grandfather), Ohm ‎(uncle)).

NounEdit

amnair m

  1. maternal uncle

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
amnair unchanged n-amnair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • amnair” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.