greannmhar

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish grennmar ‎(witty, humorous, odd; affable, lovable); synchronically greann ‎(fun; love) +‎ -mhar;

Adjective[edit]

greannmhar ‎(genitive singular masculine greannmhair, genitive singular feminine greannmhaire, plural greannmhara, comparative greannmhaire)

  1. funny
    1. humorous, comical, amusing
    2. odd, strange, queer, curious
  2. loving, amiable
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish grendmar, grennmar ‎(hostile, aggressive, daring); synchronically greann ‎(bristly hair; bristling) +‎ -mhar;

Adjective[edit]

greannmhar ‎(genitive singular masculine greannmhair, genitive singular feminine greannmhaire, plural greannmhara, comparative greannmhaire)

  1. hairy, bristly
  2. bristling, ruffled, irritated
  3. rough, combative; challenging, defiant
  4. (medicine) irritating
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
greannmhar ghreannmhar ngreannmhar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.