cair

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English cairen, kayren, from Old Norse keyra (to whip, lash, fling, toss, prick on, drive), from Proto-Germanic *kaurijaną, variant of Proto-Germanic *karjaną (to turn, sweep), from Proto-Indo-European *gei- (to turn, bend). Cognate with Icelandic keyra (to run, drive, urge), Swedish köra (to drive, go, run), Danish kjøre (to drive), Old English ċierran (to turn, change, go, come). More at char.

Verb[edit]

cair (third-person singular simple present cairs, present participle cairing, simple past and past participle caired)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To go.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To carry.
  3. (transitive, dialectal) To toss backwards and forwards; mix up; overhandle; stir about.

Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cair

  1. liquid

Manx[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cair

  1. just, right
  2. due

Noun[edit]

cair f

  1. property
  2. rights, privilege

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cair chair gair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese caer, from Vulgar Latin *cadēre, from Latin cadere, present active infinitive of cadō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱad- (to fall). Cognate with Spanish caer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cair (first-person singular present indicative caio, past participle caído)

  1. to fall

Conjugation[edit]