fómhar

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish fogamur (harvest), from Old Irish fogamar, fogomur, from Proto-Celtic *uɸo-giamur (under winter), from *uɸo- (under) + *giamur (winter). Akin to geimhreadh. Compare Scottish Gaelic foghar, Manx fouyr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fómhar m (genitive singular fómhair, nominative plural fómhair)

  1. autumn, fall; harvest season
  2. (of crop, work) harvest
    1. rush of business, hurry
    2. reward of enterprise
    3. courting
  3. (as verbal noun, ag ~) harvesting

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fómhar fhómhar bhfómhar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Irish · séasúir (layout · text)
earrach (spring) samhradh (summer) fómhar (autumn) geimhreadh (winter)

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