bearr

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish berraid ‎(shears, clips; shaves; tonsures; cuts (cards)), from berr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bearr ‎(present analytic bearrann, future analytic bearrfaidh, verbal noun bearradh, past participle bearrtha)

  1. (transitive) clip, cut, trim
  2. (transitive) shave
  3. (transitive) skim (milk)
  4. (transitive, photography) crop; pare

Conjugation[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bearr bhearr mbearr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "bearr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • berraid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.