Íras
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Íras
pl. The Irish [v. Íra-land] Férde twelf geár bodiende betwux Ýrum and Scottum and siððan ofer eal Angelcyn he went twelve years preaching among the Irish and Scotch, and afterwards over all England, Homl. Th. ii. 346, 35. But the people of Ireland are often spoken of as Scottas, e. g :-- Pyhtas cóman ǽrost on norþ Ybernian up and ðǽr bǽdon Scottas ðæt hí ðér móston wunian, Chr. Erl. 3, 9. Scotta sum dǽl gewát of Ybernian on Brittene, 18. Þrie Scottas cuómon tó Ælfréde of Hibernia, 891; Erl. 88, 5. So in Alfred's Orosius it is said Igbernia ðæt wé Scotland hátaþ, 1, 1; Swt. 24, 16. [Icel. Ìrar.]
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