fairrge

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fairrge f (genitive singular fairrge, nominative plural fairrgidhe or fairrgeadha)

  1. superseded spelling of farraige.

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fairrge fhairrge bhfairrge
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fairrge f (genitive fairrge, nominative plural fairrgi)

  1. sea, ocean

Inflection[edit]

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative fairrgeL fairrgiL fairrgi
Vocative fairrgeL fairrgiL fairrgi
Accusative fairrgiN fairrgiL fairrgi
Genitive fairrge fairrgeL fairrgeN
Dative fairrgiL fairrgib fairrgib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fairrge ḟairrge fairrge
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • fairrge, fairge” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.