gáir

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See also: gair, Gair, and gàir

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish gáir, from Proto-Celtic *gāris (compare Middle Welsh gawr, Gaulish personal name Garo-marus), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵeh₂r-. See gair for more.

The verb is from Old Irish gáirid, from the noun.

Noun[edit]

gáir f (genitive singular gáir, nominative plural gártha)

  1. cry, shout
  2. report; fame, notoriety
  3. Alternative form of gáire (laugh)
Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

gáir (present analytic gáireann, future analytic gáirfidh, verbal noun gáireadh, past participle gáirthe)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) shout
  2. (intransitive, chiefly as verbal noun) laugh
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

gáir m

  1. inflection of gár (gaur):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gáir gháir ngáir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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