jeeragh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jeer +‎ -agh; Old Irish díriuch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jeeragh

  1. straight, straightforward, rigid, lineal
    Hie eh dy jeeragh lesh y voayrd.
    He made a bee-line for the table.
    Jimmee eh jeeragh roish.
    He went straight forward.
    Roie eh jeeragh stiagh ayns eddin y voalley.
    He ran smash into the wall.
  2. sincere, faithful, candid, honest, frank, direct
  3. just, true, due, strict, exact, precise
    Dy jeeragh!
    Precisely! Quite!
    Quoid dy jeeragh t'ayn?
    Just how many are there?
  4. erect, plumb, point-blank

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
jeeragh yeeragh n'yeeragh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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