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CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *garrā (compare Gaulish *garra), which is of uncertain origin; possibly sharing a Pre-Greek / substrate origin with Ancient Greek άκαρα (ákara, leg, shank).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɡarː]
  • (Revived Lar Cornish) IPA(key): [ɡɒr]

NounEdit

garr f (dual diwar, plural garrow)

  1. (anatomy) leg

MutationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown, Raymond (1985): Evidence for pre-Greek speech on Crete from Greek alphabetic sources, p. 296

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish garr (ordure, offal).

NounEdit

garr m (genitive singular gairr)

    1. pith, pulp
    2. inner substance; matter, essence
    1. ordure, filth
    2. garbage, offal
      Synonym: bruscar

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
garr gharr ngarr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "garr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • garr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • pith” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.