Focal an Lae #149
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: nathair (NAH-hihr) [nahər′]

Meaning: nathair = snake

Usage:

History: Old Irish “nathir” and Welsh “neidr” come from Indo-European *nētr- (snake). The English cognate is “adder”, from Middle English “naddre”.

Scottish Gaelic: nathair

2008-06-19 CPD