ceàrr

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See also: cearr

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cerr (crooked, maimed), from Proto-Celtic *kersos (maimed), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kersos, from a stem *ker-, *sker- (to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ceàrr (comparative ceàrra or ciorra)

  1. wrong, incorrect, immoral, astray
  2. left

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Adverb[edit]

ceàrr (comparative ceàrra or ciorra)

  1. wrong

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the preposition air:
    Dè tha ceàrr orra? - What's wrong with them?

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
ceàrr cheàrr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “ceàrr”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

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