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gáir

See also: gair

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish gáir, from Proto-Celtic *gāris (compare Middle Welsh gawr, Gaulish personal name Garo-marus), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵeh₂r-. See gair for more.

The verb is from Old Irish gáirid, from the noun.

NounEdit

gáir f (genitive gáire, nominative plural gártha)

  1. cry, shout

VerbEdit

gáir (present analytic gáireann, future analytic gáirfidh, verbal noun gáireadh, past participle gáirthe)

  1. to shout
  2. to laugh
ConjugationEdit
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gáir

  1. vocative singular of gár
  2. genitive singular of gár
  3. nominative plural of gár
  4. dative plural of gár

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gáir gháir ngáir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.