See also: clar, clàr, Clár, and clâr

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish clár, from Proto-Celtic *klāros, *klārom (table).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clár m (genitive singular cláir, nominative plural cláir or cláracha)

  1. board, plank
  2. stave
  3. table, counter, ledge
  4. lid
  5. flat shell
  6. flat surface
  7. (geography) plain
  8. table, plane, platform
  9. table, list, catalogue, register
  10. program, agenda

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clár chlár gclár
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *klārom (table), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂ro- (plank), probably from *kelh₂- (to cut down).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clár n or m

  1. board, plank
  2. stave (of a vat or cask)
  3. gameboard
  4. table
  5. writing tablet
  6. level expanse
  7. table of contents

InflectionEdit

Neuter o-stem, masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: clár
  • Manx: claare
  • Scottish Gaelic: clàr

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
clár chlár clár
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit