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]

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]

  • “fearg” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 ferg” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "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