carson

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of “cia ar son”. See son (‘sake (of)‘, / cia and air. See also airson.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • car-son [kʰarˈsɔn̪] : note the stress on the second syllable, which is unusual in Scottish Gaelic - a result of its origins as a contraction of a multiple word unit, now merely written as a single word, an orthographic choice with no hyphenation.

Adverb[edit]

carson

  1. why, wherefore