ferr

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See also: ferr-

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin īnfernus.

Noun[edit]

ferr m (definite singular ferri)

  1. hell, heck
    Synonyms: skëterrë, xhenem

Declension[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferr

  1. Mixed mutation of berr.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferr

  1. comparative degree of maith: better, best

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: fearr
  • Manx: share
  • Scottish Gaelic: feàrr

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ferr ḟerr ferr
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.