garbh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish garb, from Proto-Celtic *garwos (compare Welsh garw (coarse)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

garbh (genitive singular masculine gairbh, genitive singular feminine gairbhe, plural garbha, comparative gairbhe)

  1. rough
    1. uneven, rugged; coarse in texture
    2. coarse, gross
    3. ungentle, harsh, crude, violent
    4. unfinished, unpolished, inexact, approximate

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • adhgharbh (very rough, adjective)
  • gairbhe f (roughness, coarseness; grossness, largeness)
  • garbhadas m (roughness, coarseness; violence; rough weather)
  • garbhánach m (coarse-grained person; sea-bream)
  • garbhánta (coarse-grained, coarse-fibred, adjective)
  • garbhántacht f (coarseness (of grain, fibre); roughness, wildness)
  • garbhógach f (club moss)
  • garbhtheilgean m (rough-cast)

Verb[edit]

garbh (present analytic garbhann, future analytic garbhfaidh, verbal noun garbhadh, past participle garfa)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) Alternative form of garbhaigh (roughen; become rough)

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
garbh gharbh ngarbh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish garb, from Proto-Celtic *garwos (compare Welsh garw (coarse)).

Adjective[edit]

garbh

  1. rough (as in a rough surface)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
garbh gharbh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]