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PronunciationEdit

  • (Munster) IPA(key): /ˈeːɾʲɪ/
  • (Connacht, Donegal) IPA(key): /ˈiːɾʲə/

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish áegaire, from Old Irish oegaire (shepherd, herdsman).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

aoire m (genitive singular aoire, nominative plural aoirí)

  1. shepherd; herdsman
  2. whip
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Coordinate termsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • aoirigh (shepherd, herd, transitive verb)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

aoire f

  1. genitive singular of aoir

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "aoire" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • oegaire” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

aoire f

  1. genitive singular of aoir