fear-

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See also: fear and féar

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fear ‎(man).

Prefix[edit]

fear-

  1. man-, male
  2. manly, he-

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fear- fhear- bhfear-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Prefix[edit]

fear- ‎(genitive fir-, plural fir-)

  1. -er, -or (denotes occupation)
    fear-treòrachaidh - a guide

Usage notes[edit]

  • The gender of such words is always masculine, although they may refer to women as well - usually, however, they refer to men.

Derived terms[edit]


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