derg

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Old IrishEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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.

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *drHgʰa, from Proto-Indo-European *dl̥h₁gʰós.

AdjectiveEdit

derg (comparative dehana derg, superlative zaf derg)

  1. tall
  2. long

Derived termsEdit

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