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From Old Irish Érinn, dative and accusative case of Ériu (Ireland), from Proto-Celtic *Φīweryū, from Proto-Indo-European *piHwer-yō-, likely related to Proto-Indo-European *piHwer- (fat), from Proto-Indo-European *peyH- (fat).

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Nerin f (genitive ny hErin)

  1. Ireland (a country in Europe)
    • T'eh kiart er jeet veih Nerin. He has just come from Ireland.
    • Va mee ayns Nerin fey ny boiraghyn. I was in Ireland during the troubles.
    • Verr yn baase er ayns Nerin. He met his doom in Ireland.

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