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sméar

See also: smear

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IrishEdit

 
sméara

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish smér, from Proto-Celtic *smiyoros. Cognate with Scottish Gaelic smeur and Welsh mwyar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sméar f (genitive singular sméire, nominative plural sméara) or
sméar m (genitive singular sméir, nominative plural sméara)

  1. blackberry

DeclensionEdit

As a feminine noun:

As a masculine noun:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M. L. Sjoestedt, 1931, Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, p. 13.

Further readingEdit

  • 1 smér” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “sméar” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 659.
  • "sméar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “sméar” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “sméar” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.