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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish geránaid (complains of, accuses; complains, laments), from gerán (complaint, wailing, accusation).


gearain (past ghearain, future gearainidh, verbal noun gearan, past participle gearainte)

  1. complain
    Ghearain mi ris a' mhanaidsear air a' bhiadh.I complained to the manager about the meal.
Related terms[edit]
  • gearanach (querulous, grumbling, whinnying)

Etymology 2[edit]


gearain m

  1. genitive singular of gearan