sgarbh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skarfr, from a Germanic base imitative of the birds' harsh croaking sounds.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sgarbh m (genitive singular sgairbh, plural sgarbhan)

  1. cormorant
    Tha e cho fliuch ri sgarbh.She's as wet as a cormorant.

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