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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vesper, from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷsperos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fescor m

  1. evening, eventide, vespers
  2. (figuratively) end, decline, wane

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative fescor
Vocative fescuir
Accusative fescorN
Genitive fescuirL
Dative fescorL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit