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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

derg

  1. red

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MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
derg derg
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
nderg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • derg” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

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