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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French maire, from Latin māior, māiōrem (elder). Compare the doublet majeur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maire m or f (plural maires, feminine mairesse)

  1. mayor
  2. (by restriction) male mayor

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IrishEdit

VerbEdit

maire

  1. present subjunctive analytic of mair

MutationEdit

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

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French maire, from Latin māior (elder).

NounEdit

maire m (plural maires)

  1. (Jersey) mayor

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin māter, matrem (mother).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maire f (plural maires)

  1. mother

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin māior, māiōrem.

AdjectiveEdit

maire m (oblique and nominative feminine singular maire)

  1. primary; principal; most major

NounEdit

maire m (oblique plural maires, nominative singular maires, nominative plural maire)

  1. a senior public official

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mayor
  • French: maire