gairid

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish garait.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gairid (genitive singular masculine gairid, genitive singular feminine gairide, plural gairide, comparative gairide)

  1. short (having a small distance between ends or edges; having little duration)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gairid ghairid ngairid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *garyeti, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵeh₂r-; cognate with Latin garriō (chatter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gairid

  1. to call
  2. to cry out
  3. to summon
  4. to name

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • gairid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.