Borrowed from Old French mesure, from Latin mēnsūra (“a measuring, rule, something to measure by”).
miosúr m (genitive singular miosúir, nominative plural miosúir)
- measure (unspecified quantity or capacity; ruler, measuring stick)
- tape measure, measuring tape
- as miosúr (“beyond measure, boundless; exceeding, immoderate, extraordinary”)
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “misúr”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
- "miosúr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
- Entries containing “miosúr” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
- Entries containing “miosúr” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.