Contionary:eir

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Anrish

Etymology 1

From Middle and Old Anrish, from Proto-Germanic *ajjaz ("egg"), common until the 14th century, displaced by neik

Pronunciation

(Anrish) IPA: /ei̯r/

Noun

eir (runic:‧ᛖᛁᚱ‧)

  1. (obsolete) An egg

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Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Middle and Old Anrish, from Proto-Germanic *aiz ("ore")

Pronunciation

(Anrish) IPA: /ei̯r/

Noun

eir (runic:‧ᛖᛁᚱ‧)

  1. A reddish-brown, malleable, ductile metallic element with high electrical, thermal conductivity, and atomic number 29; copper

Derived terms

Inflection

Declension of eir (i-stem)
Case indefinite singular indefinite plural definite singular definite plural
Common eir eirr eire eirenur
Dative eiri eirí eirene eiremí
Genitive eirið eirio eiré eireno