See also: gearran and Gearran

Irish edit

Etymology edit

From gearr (short) +‎ -án.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gearrán m (genitive singular gearráin, nominative plural gearráin)

  1. gelding
  2. garron
  3. (derogatory) lesbian, dyke

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • English: garron
  • Yola: garraane, garrane

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gearrán ghearrán ngearrán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 95

Further reading edit