Nerin

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Old Irish Érenn or Érinn, genitive and accusative cases, respectively, of Ériu (Ireland), from Proto-Celtic *ɸīwerjō, from Proto-Indo-European *piHwerjon-, likely related to Proto-Indo-European *piHwer- (fat).

Proper noun[edit]

Nerin f (genitive ny hErin)

  1. Ireland
    • T'eh kiart er jeet veih Nerin. He has just come from Ireland.
    • Va mee ayns Nerin fey ny boiraghyn. I was in Ireland during the troubles.
    • Verr yn baase er ayns Nerin. He met his doom in Ireland.

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