ósar, (óser)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ósar, (óser) or dil.ie/34056

Forms: uaser

n o, m. (< óa compar. of oac, óc; for ending cf. sinser) also uaser, Hy. i 9. One who is younger, a junior : ossar .i. fer iss oo, Corm. Y 1032. osar .i. an tí as óige, O'Cl. aracae osar sinnser, O'Dav. 122 , cf. Laws iv 372.4 (osor). ni tí sinn- sear ria n-osar, 376.24 .

Gen. in sense of superl., the youngest : athair tri cethrur ocus Ioseph a n-úaser the father of twelve, Joseph being the youngest, Hy. i 9 (a n-uas-, a n-óser MSS.). ossar na nduli (of Adam), SR 1142. cet[h]ri meic Iesé .i. Dauid a n-ósar, LB 130a5 . facbaid bar n-osar ocum-sa the youngest among you, 116b31 . tan bim eter in n-aes mer | dommuinet is mé a n-oisser they think I am the youngest among them, Fél. 150.36 (a soiser v.l.). do láim Troil ósair chlainne Príaim, TTr. 1375.

Compd. far n-ósarbráthair your youngest brother, SR 3587.