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