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See also: màthair and Màthair

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish máthir, from Proto-Celtic *mātīr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

máthair f (genitive singular máthar, nominative plural máithreacha)

  1. mother
    Tá Dia láidir agus máthair mhaith aige.
    God is strong and He has a good mother.

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ó Searcaigh, Séamus (1925), Foghraidheacht Ghaedhilge an Tuaiscirt, Belfast: Brún agus Ó Nualláin [Browne and Nolan], § 5.

Further readingEdit


Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

máthair f (genitive máthar, nominative plural máithir)

  1. Alternative spelling of máthir

MutationEdit

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