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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish derg, from Proto-Celtic *dergos (red, crimson), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰerg- (to dim, darken); compare Old English deorc (dark) and Tocharian A tärkär/B tarkär (cloud).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dearg (genitive singular masculine deirg, genitive singular feminine deirge, plural dearga, comparative deirge)

  1. red
  2. live (being in a state of ignition; burning)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • rua
  • (being in a state of ignition; burning): beo

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

dearg (present analytic deargann, future analytic deargfaidh, verbal noun deargadh, past participle deargtha)

  1. (transitive) to redden
  2. (transitive) to light (cigarette, pipe, etc.)

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dearg dhearg ndearg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See alsoEdit

Colors in Irish · dathanna (layout · text)
     bán      liath      dubh
             dearg ; corcairdhearg              oráiste ; donn              buí ; bánbhuí
                          glas             
             cian              gormghlas              gorm
             indeagó              maigeanta ; corcra              bándearg

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish derg, from Proto-Celtic *dergos (red, crimson), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰerg- (to dim, darken); compare Old English deorc (dark) and Tocharian A tärkär/B tarkär (cloud).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dearg m (genitive singular deirg)

  1. red

AdjectiveEdit

dearg (genitive singular masculine deirg, genitive singular feminine deirge, nominative plural dearga, comparative deirge)

  1. red
  2. reddish (forming compounds with other colours)
  3. complete, utter (as intensifier)

DeclensionEdit

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative dearg dhearg dearga
Vocative dheirg dhearg dearga
Genitive dheirg dheirg/deirge dearga
Dative dearg dheirg dearga

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

dearg

  1. completely, utterly

See alsoEdit

Colors in Scottish Gaelic · dathan (layout · text)
     bàn      glas      dubh
             dearg ; ruadh              orainds ; donn              buidhe ; donn
             uaine              uaine              gorm ; gorm
             liath ; glas              liath              gorm
             purpaidh ; guirmean              pinc ; purpaidh              pinc

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
dearg dhearg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit