fearr

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See also: feàrr

Irish[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 Scottish Gaelic fheàrr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fearr

  1. comparative degree of maith

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fearr fhearr bhfearr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fearr

  1. Alternative spelling of feàrr