sinséar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gingere, alteration of gingivere, from late Old English gingifer, gingiber (influenced by Old French gingibre), from Medieval Latin gingiber, zingeber, from Latin zingiberi, from Ancient Greek ζιγγίβερις (zingíberis), from Middle Indic (compare Pali siṅgivēra, Sanskrit शृङ्गवेर (śṛṅgavera)) (influenced by शृङ्गं (śṛṅgaṃ) ‘horn’), from Old Tamil iṅci vēr, literally, "ginger root" (mod. Tamil இஞ்சி (iñci) வேர் (vēr)).

Noun[edit]

sinséar m (genitive sinséir)

  1. ginger (plant; its rhizome used as a spice)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sinséar shinséar
after "an", tsinséar
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.