gearain

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

gearain m

  1. genitive singular of gearan