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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish maer (steward), from Latin māior.

NounEdit

maor m (genitive singular maoir, nominative plural maoir)

  1. steward
  2. bailiff, warden, keeper
    1. supervisor, superintendent
    2. overseer, foreman
      Synonym: feighlí
  3. (military) major
    Synonym: maor airm
  4. (school) prefect
  5. keeper of herds, of flocks; herdsman
    Synonym: feighlí bó
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

maor m (genitive singular maoir)

  1. Alternative form of maghar (fry, sprat, small fish; bait; allurement)
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish maer (steward), from Latin māior.

NounEdit

maor m (genitive singular maoir, plural maoir)

  1. officer (not military - see Usage notes)
  2. bailiff
    Synonym: bàillidh
  3. factor (person)
    Synonyms: bàillidh, seumarlan
  4. foreman
  5. baron
  6. gravedigger

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
maor mhaor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit