feàrr

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See also: fearr

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ferr (better), from Proto-Celtic *werros, from Proto-Indo-European *wers- (peak). Akin to Latin verrūca (steep place, height), Lithuanian viršùs (top, head) and Old Church Slavonic врьхъ (vrĭxŭ, top, peak). Compare Irish fearr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feàrr

  1. (dated) comparative degree of math
    Is feàrr duit falbh.You had better go.

Usage notes[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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