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CornishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

feur

  1. Mixed mutation of meur.

IrishEdit

NounEdit

feur m (genitive singular féir, nominative plural feura)

  1. Obsolete spelling of féar

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feur fheur bhfeur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fér, from Proto-Celtic *wegrom (grass), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg- (increase, enlarge) via a sense ‘outgrowth’.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

feur m (genitive singular feòir)

  1. grass
  2. hay
  3. grassland, pasture, herbage

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

feur (past dh'fheur, future feuraidh, verbal noun feuradh, past participle feurte)

  1. (dated, transitive, intransitive) graze

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 409