fearg

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ferg ‎(anger, wrath), probably from Proto-Celtic *wergā, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʲaɾˠəɡ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ˈfʲæːɾˠəɡ/

Noun[edit]

fearg f ‎(genitive singular feirge)

  1. anger
    fearg orm.‎ ― I am angry. (lit. "Anger is on me")

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fearg fhearg bhfearg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 ferg” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fearg” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "fearg" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ferg ‎(anger, wrath).

Noun[edit]

fearg f ‎(genitive singular feirge, no plural)

  1. anger, passion, rage, resentment, wrath