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PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [oːr]

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish óre, hóre, from Latin hōra (hour), ultimately borrowed from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, season, year), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season). Cognate with Irish óir and Scottish Gaelic oir.

NounEdit

oyr m (genitive singular oyr, plural oyryn)

  1. reason, cause
  2. incentive, motive
  3. matter
  4. occasion

SynonymsEdit

  • (reason, cause): fa

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VerbEdit

oyr

  1. Alternative form of ouir

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: oír