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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Dutch goor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣøːr/
  • Rhymes: -øːr
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NounEdit

geur m (plural geuren, diminutive geurtje n)

  1. A scent, smell, odour, odor.
  2. (figuratively) (notably the diminutive, with the indefinite article: een geurtje) An appearance, something associated, especially in a negative sense
    Ik betrouw dat zaakje niet, er zit een geurtje aan!
    I don't trust that affair, there's something fishy about it!

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VerbEdit

geur

  1. first-person singular present indicative of geuren
  2. imperative of geuren

IrishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

geur (genitive singular masculine géir, genitive singular feminine géire, plural geura, comparative géire)

  1. Obsolete spelling of géar

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
geur gheur ngeur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish gér (compare Irish géar, Manx gear, geayr, geyre).

AdjectiveEdit

geur (comparative gèire)

  1. sharp, keen
  2. pungent, acute, virulent
  3. poignant
  4. shrill
  5. bright (intelligent)
  6. incisive
  7. sour, tart
  8. sharp (music)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

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