fairsing

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fairsiung.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fairsing (genitive singular masculine fairsing, genitive singular feminine fairsinge, plural fairsinge, comparative fairsinge)

    1. wide, extensive; ample, spacious
    2. broad, general
    1. plentiful, abundant
    2. liberal, lavish, bountiful

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • fairsingigh (widen, extend; broaden, expand; become plentiful; become liberal, verb)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fairsing fhairsing bhfairsing
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "fairsing" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • abundant” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • ample” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • bountiful” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • broad” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • extensive” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • plentiful” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • spacious” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.