Gair in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is gair a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word gair is a Scrabble US word. The word gair is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

G2A1I1R1

Is gair a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word gair is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

G2A1I1R1

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You can make 13 words from 'gair' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'gair'

GAIR 5GARI 5
RAGI 5 

3 letters words from 'gair'

AIR 3GAR 4
RAG 4RAI 3
RIA 3RIG 4

2 letters words from 'gair'

AG 3AI 2
AR 2GI 3

All 4 letters words made out of gair

gair agir giar igar aigr iagr gari agri grai rgai argi ragi gira igra gria rgia irga riga airg iarg arig raig irag riag

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word gair. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in gair.

Definitions and meaning of gair

gair

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡaɾʲ/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish gairid, from Proto-Celtic *garyo- (compare Middle Welsh gardu (groan), geir (word)), from *ǵh₂r-, zero grade of Proto-Indo-European *ǵeh₂r- (to shout, call). Cognate with Ancient Greek γῆρυς (gêrus, voice, speech), Khotanese [script needed] (ysār-, to sing), Latin garriō (chatter), Old English caru (sorrow).

Verb

gair (present analytic gaireann, future analytic gairfidh, verbal noun gairm, past participle gairthe)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) call
    1. (literary) invoke
    2. acclaim
Conjugation
Alternative forms
  • gairm
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Inflected forms of gar (near; nearness).

Adjective

gair

  1. inflection of gar:
    1. vocative/genitive masculine singular
    2. (archaic) dative feminine singular

Noun

gair m

  1. genitive singular of gar

Mutation

References

  • "gair" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “3 gairid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Manx

Adjective

gair

  1. Eclipsed form of cair.

Noun

gair f

  1. Eclipsed form of cair.

Mutation


Scots

Alternative forms

  • gare, gear, gehr, gayro, geyr, geyro

Etymology

Compare to English gore (third sense).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeːr/
  • (Orkney) IPA(key): /ˈɡair.(o)/

Noun

gair (plural gairs)

  1. (archaic) a strip of grass on a hillside, especially bright green and fertile grass

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh geir, from Proto-Brythonic *gėr, from Proto-Celtic *garyos (word, speech), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵh₂r-, zero grade of *ǵeh₂r-.

Cognate with Ancient Greek γῆρυς (gêrus, voice, speech), Khotanese [script needed] (ysār-, to sing), Latin garriō (chatter), Old English ċearu (sorrow).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡai̯r/

Noun

gair m (plural geiriau or geirau)

  1. word

Derived terms

Mutation

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “gair”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) a triangular piece (of cloth or land).
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)