gearr

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gerr, from Proto-Celtic *gerro-. Related to Breton and Cornish berr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ɟaːɾˠ]

Adjective[edit]

gearr ‎(genitive singular feminine giorra, plural gearra, comparative giorra)

  1. short
    1. curt
    2. deficient, inadequate
    3. near, close

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Verb[edit]

gearr ‎(present analytic gearrann, future analytic gearrfaidh, verbal noun gearradh, past participle gearrtha)

  1. cut
    1. make incision
    2. cut into shape
    3. (card games) cut
    4. (dentistry, of teeth) cut (of child); grind
    5. (of wounding speech) make a cutting remark to someone; backbite; nag
    6. castrate
    7. shorten, reduce
    8. levy, impose, allocate (from fund)

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gearr ghearr ngearr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

gearr f ‎(genitive singular gearra, plural gearran)

  1. Alternative form of geàrr.

Verb[edit]

gearr ‎(past ghearr, future gearraidh, verbal noun gearradh, past participle gearrta)

  1. Alternative form of geàrr

Adjective[edit]

gearr

  1. Alternative form of geàrr.