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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish imm·cuirethar, from imm- (around) + ·cuirethar (to place), prototonic form of fo·ceird; but synchronically no longer recognizable as im- +‎ cuir.


iompair (present analytic iompraíonn, future analytic iompróidh, verbal noun iompar, past participle iompartha)

  1. carry, convey, transport
  2. transmit
  3. pass on, communicate
  4. carry on one's person, wear
  5. (nautical) carry (a mast, sail, etc.)
  6. carry in womb, gestate
  7. support, sustain
  8. bear, endure
  9. have capacity for
  10. behave, deport
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit


iompair m sg

  1. genitive/vocative singular of iompar


Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
iompair n-iompair hiompair not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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