See also: fior, fíor, and fíor-

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fír, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *wēr-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fìor

  1. true, real
    Antonym: ain-fhìor

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

fìor

  1. very

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fìor fhìor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • fìor” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 fír”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language