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wirra

[ wir-uh ]
/ ˈwɪr ə /
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interjection Irish English.
an exclamation of sorrow or lament.
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Origin of wirra

First recorded in 1830–40, wirra is from Irish A Mhuire! “Mary!,” an appeal to the Virgin
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British Dictionary definitions for wirra

wirra
/ (ˈwɪrə) /

interjection
Irish an exclamation of sorrow or deep concern

Word Origin for wirra

C19: shortened from Irish Gaelic a Muire! O Mary! as invocation to the Virgin Mary
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