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ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Swedish färg.

NounEdit

ferg f

  1. colour, hue

ManxEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ferg. Cognate with Irish fearg.

NounEdit

ferg f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. anger, bad temper, exasperation, passion, ferocity
  2. heat

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ferg erg verg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *wergā, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ferg f (genitive ferge, no plural)

  1. anger, wrath
InflectionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative fergL feirgL fergaH
Vocative fergL feirgL fergaH
Accusative feirgN feirgL fergaH
Genitive feirgeH fergL fergN
Dative feirgL fergaib fergaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: fearg
  • Manx: ferg
  • Scottish Gaelic: fearg

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ferg m

  1. warrior, hero
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit