giar

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gerrad (cutting, lopping, felling).

Verb[edit]

giar (verbal noun giarrey)

  1. (transitive) cut, cut back, prune, clip, dissect, shear, hack, incise, slit, carve, slash, sever
  2. (transitive, card games) cut (cards)
  3. (transitive, medicine) castrate, lance
  4. (transitive) disconnect
  5. (transitive) cut short, crop (as tail)
  6. (transitive) abbreviate, condense, abridge
    Synonyms: aagherr, girree, jean ny s'girrey
  7. (transitive) intersect
    Synonym: cross

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
giar yiar ngiar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.