feàrr

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Scottish Gaelic[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.

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feàrr

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

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