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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse. Compare Swedish kärr, Icelandic kjarr.

NounEdit

carr (plural carrs)

  1. A bog or marsh; marshy ground, swampland.
    • 2007, Kevin Leahy, The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Lindsey, Tempus 2008, p. 16:
      The marsh lands or ‘carrs’ that covered the low-lying floor of the vale could not be cultivated and the poorly drained flanks of the vale would be best used as pasture.
  2. A marsh or fen on which low trees or bushes grow; a marshy woodland.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

carr (plural carrs)

  1. Archaic form of car (wheeled vehicle).

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish carr (cart, waggon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carr m (genitive singular cairr, nominative plural carranna)

  1. car (automobile)
  2. cart (small, open, wheeled vehicle)

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
carr charr gcarr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Celtic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɑrr/, [kɑrˠrˠ]

NounEdit

carr m

  1. (Northumbria) stone, rock