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See also: sior, sìor, siôr, and siör

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EtymologyEdit

From síor (eternal, perpetual; continual), from Old Irish sír (lasting, constant) (compare Manx sheer-, Scottish Gaelic sìor-).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

síor-

  1. perpetual, continual
  2. ever-, invariably, always

Derived termsEdit

  • síorchaint f ((act of) talking continually; never-ending talk)
  • síorghnách (commonplace, humdrum, adjective)

Related termsEdit

  • síoraí (eternal, perpetual; unceasing, continual; constant, persevering, adjective)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
síor- shíor-
after an, tsíor-
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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