máistir

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish magister, from Latin magister.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmˠɑːʃtʲəɾʲ/

NounEdit

máistir m (genitive singular máistir, nominative plural máistrí)

  1. master
    • 1939, Peig Sayers, “Inghean an Cheannaidhe”, printed in Marie-Louise Sjoestedt, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études 270. Paris: Librairie Honoré Champion, p. 198:
      Do chuireas le fán an tsaoghail mo mháighistir agus mo mháighistreás, agus níl fios agam an béo nó marbh iad.
      I have sent my master and my mistress wandering, and I don’t know if they’re dead or alive.

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
máistir mháistir not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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