gearr

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See also: geàrr and gearr-

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gerr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

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

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. cut; shorten, reduce
  2. (card games) cut
  3. (dentistry, of teeth) cut (of child); grind
  4. (of wounding speech) make a cutting remark to someone; backbite; nag
  5. castrate
  6. 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.