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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish lár, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlārom (compare Welsh llawr), from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂-r- (compare Old English flōr), from *pleh₂-.

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NounEdit

lár m (genitive singular láir, nominative plural láir)

  1. ground, floor
  2. middle, center
    An LárCity Centre (seen on signs in Dublin)

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸlārom (compare Welsh llawr), from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂-r- (compare Old English flōr), from *pleh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lár n

  1. surface, ground, floor
  2. middle, interior

InflectionEdit

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative lárN lárN lárL, lára
Vocative lárN lárN lárL, lára
Accusative lárN lárN lárL, lára
Genitive láirL lár lárN
Dative lárL láraib láraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lár
also llár after a proclitic
lár
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lár
also llár after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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