freagairt

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish frecairt (the act of answering), from frecra, frecrae, verbal noun of fris·gair (answers, replies).

Noun[edit]

freagairt f (genitive freagartha)

  1. Verbal noun of freagair.
  2. answering, answer; correspondence; responsibility; reaction, response
  3. (fishing) rise, bite
  4. attention, observance
  5. (geology) outcrop

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
freagairt fhreagairt bhfreagairt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish frecairt (the act of answering), from frecra, frecrae, verbal noun of fris-gair (answers, replies).

Noun[edit]

freagairt f (genitive freagairt or freagairte, plural freagairtean)

  1. Verbal noun of freagair.
  2. answer
  3. reply