feur

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Cornish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feur

  1. Mixed mutation of meur.

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

feur m (genitive singular féir, nominative plural feura)

  1. Obsolete spelling of féar

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feur fheur bhfeur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fér, from Proto-Celtic *wegrom (grass), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg- (increase, enlarge) via a sense ‘outgrowth’.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feur m (genitive singular feòir)

  1. grass
  2. hay
  3. grassland, pasture, herbage

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

feur (past dh'fheur, future feuraidh, verbal noun feuradh, past participle feurte)

  1. (dated, transitive, intransitive) graze

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 409
  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • fér” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.