fré

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See also: fre and frè

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fri, from Proto-Celtic *writ(u), from Proto-Indo-European *wert- (to turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fré (plus dative, triggers h-prothesis)

  1. with, along with
  2. towards
  3. against

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • fri” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fré” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 306.

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French froit, from Latin frīgidus, from frīgeō (be cold).

Adjective[edit]

fré m

  1. (Guernsey) cold

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