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InterlingueEdit

VerbEdit

muir

  1. to moo, to low

ConjugationEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish muir, from Primitive Irish *ᚋᚑᚏᚔᚅ (*morin), from Proto-Celtic *mori (compare Welsh môr), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (compare Latin mare, English mere, German Meer, Dutch meer).

NounEdit

muir f (genitive singular mara, nominative plural mara)

  1. sea
    Ní fhanann muir le fear sotail.Time and tide wait for no man.
    Synonym: farraige
  2. (astronomy) mare

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


ManxEdit

NounEdit

muir f (genitive singular marrey, plural muiraghyn)

  1. Alternative form of mooir

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
muir vuir unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English mōr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [møːr], [myːr], [meːr], [miːr], [mjuːr]

NounEdit

muir (plural muirs)

  1. moor

Derived termsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish muir, from Proto-Celtic *mori (compare Welsh môr), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (compare Latin mare, English mere, German Meer, Dutch meer).

NounEdit

muir m or f (genitive singular mara, plural marannan)

  1. sea, ocean
    Lean mi thar na mara thu.I followed thee over the sea.
    air muir 's air tìrby sea and by land
  2. wave
  3. pl large billows
  4. f worry, discomposure, mental suffering
    Nach ann air a tha a' mhuir an diugh!How troubled he is today!
    Tha muir ort an diugh, a Dhòmhnaill.You are in the dolours today, Donald.

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The nominative can be either masculine or feminine, the genitive is usually feminine.
  • muir and cuan are common words for sea and ocean respectively. fairge, on the other hand, is a poetic term that implies the rough sea.

Derived termsEdit

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