Focal an Lae #213
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: ar (EHR) [er′]

Meaning: ar = on

Usage:

History: Old Irish “for”, Welsh “ar” and Breton “war” all come from Common Celtic *wer, from Indo-European *uper (over). Cognates include English “over”, Latin “super”, Greek “hyper” and Sanskrit “upari”.

Scottish Gaelic: air

2008-06-19 CPD