gér

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See also: ger, Ger, GER, gèr, Ger⁺⁶, and Ger.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós (sharp), same source as Latin acer (sharp).[1]

Adjective[edit]

gér

  1. sharp
  2. keen, intense

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: géar
  • Manx: gear, geayr, geyre
  • Scottish Gaelic: geur

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fraser, J. (1879). The Estruscans: Were They Celts?. United Kingdom: Maclachlan & Stewart; [etc., etc., pref.], p. 294