geayr

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Manx[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gér. Cognate with Irish géar, Scottish Gaelic geur.

Adjective[edit]

geayr

  1. sharp, keen
  2. sour, acid

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
geayr gheayr ngeayr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • gér” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.