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Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *gerros. Cognate with Sanskrit ह्रस्व (hrasva)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gerr

  1. short

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DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gerr gerr
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngerr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • gerr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.