From Middle Irish ilar (compare Scottish Gaelic iolair), from Old Irish irar, from Proto-Celtic *eriro- (“eagle”) (compare Welsh eryr, Breton erer), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂or-, *h₃er- (“large bird”).
Forms with the definite article:
iolar m (genitive singular iolair)
- (literary) multitude, plurality, abundance; much, many
- manifold requirements, accessories, furniture
- iolar tí (“house furniture”)
|Radical||Eclipsis||with h-prothesis||with t-prothesis|
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.