feirm

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French ferme, from Medieval Latin ferma, firma ‎(rent, tax, tribute, farm), from Old English feorm ‎(rent, provision, supplies, feast), from Proto-Germanic *firmō, *firhuma- ‎(means of living, subsistence), from *firhu- ‎(life force, body, being), from Proto-Indo-European *perkʷ- ‎(life, force, strength, tree).

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NounEdit

feirm f ‎(genitive singular feirme, nominative plural feirmeacha)

  1. farm

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feirm fheirm bhfeirm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "feirm" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • feirm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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