gaire

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: gáire and gàire

Catalan[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gaire

  1. barely, hardly

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gaire

  1. genitive feminine singular of gar
  2. comparative degree of gar

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gaire ghaire ngaire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Occitan[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gaire

  1. barely, hardly

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *waigaro ‎(a lot)[1].

Adverb[edit]

gaire

  1. (chiefly with "ne") hardly; almost not at all

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (fr)(de) *waigaro in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (Walther von Wartburg, 2002)

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Frankish *waigaro. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French gaire.

Adverb[edit]

gaire

  1. (chiefly with "ne") hardly; almost not at all

References[edit]