jeeragh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jeer +‎ -agh; Old Irish díriuch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jeeragh

  1. straight, straightforward, rigid, lineal
    • Hie eh dy jeeragh lesh y voayrd.
      • He made a bee-line for the table.
    • Jimmee eh jeeragh roish.
      • He went straight forward.
    • Roie eh jeeragh stiagh ayns eddin y voalley.
      • He ran smash into the wall.
  2. sincere, faithful, candid, honest, frank, direct
  3. just, true, due, strict, exact, precise
    • Dy jeeragh!
      • Precisely! Quite!
    • Quoid dy jeeragh t'ayn?
      • Just how many are there?
  4. erect, plumb, point-blank

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
jeeragh yeeragh n'yeeragh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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