faiyr

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fér, from Proto-Celtic *wegro- (grass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faiyr m

  1. grass
    • Ta faiyr eu ry-vuinn. You have grass to cut.
    • Ta'n faiyr glassraghey. The grass is growing green.
    • Vuinn mee y faiyr. I cut the grass.
    • Yn faiyr hig magh 'sy Vayrnt hed stiagh 'syn Averil. The grass which comes out in March goes in in April.