Focal an Lae #192
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: fuar (FOO-uhr) [fuːər]

Meaning: fuar = cold


History: Old Irish “úar” and Welsh “oer” come from Common Celtic *ogro-, from Indo-European *oug- (cold). OGRONN-, the fifth month on the Gaulish Coligny Calendar, is almost certainly cognate. There are no English cognates.

Scottish Gaelic: fuar

2008-06-19 CPD