dearg

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish derg, from Proto-Celtic *dergos (red, crimson).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dearg (comparative deirge, genitive singular masculine deirg, genitive singular feminine deirge, plural dearga)

  1. red

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dearg dhearg ndearg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish derg, from Proto-Celtic *dergos (red, crimson).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dearg m (genitive deirg)

  1. red

Adjective[edit]

dearg (comparative deirge)

  1. red
  2. reddish (forming compounds with other colours)
  3. complete, utter (as intensifier)

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative dearg dhearg dearga
Vocative dheirg dhearg dearga
Genitive dheirg dheirg/deirge dearga
Dative dearg dheirg dearga

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dearg

  1. completely, utterly