wirra

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interjection wir·ra \ˈwir-ə\
variants: or less commonly

whirra

Definition of wirra

Irish

  1. —usually used to express lament, grief, or concern

Examples of wirra in a sentence

  1. wirra, wirra, me sweet colleen, lying in her cold grave!

Origin and Etymology of wirra

oh wirra, from Irish a Mhuire, literally, Mary!


First Known Use: 1825



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