aithghearr

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aithgerr ‎(very short, very brief), synchronically ath- +‎ gearr.

Adjective[edit]

aithghearr ‎(genitive singular feminine aithghiorra, plural aithghearra, comparative aithghiorra)

  1. short

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aithghearr n-aithghearr haithghearr t-aithghearr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aithgirra f, m ‎(shortness, brevity; short cut), from aithgerr ‎(very short, very brief, adj).

Noun[edit]

aithghearr f ‎(genitive singular aithghiorra, plural aithghearran)

  1. shortcut
    Ghabh sinn aithghearr.‎ ― We took a shortcut.

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