méar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mér, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱros. Cognates include Latin macer, Ancient Greek μακρός (makrós), Old English mæger, and Scottish Gaelic meur.

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Noun[edit]

méar f (genitive méire, nominative plural méara)

  1. (anatomy) finger, toe
  2. leg (crab, lobster)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
méar mhéar unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.