Cite this: eDIL s.v. air- or

Forms: airard

prepositional prefix meaning before, for but later also with merely intensive force e.g. airard very high. Also occurs as er- (which in some cases may be for 2 ér- q.v.) ir- aur-, ur-, see Thurn. Gramm. p. 497 . For the various compounds see separate articles below.