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Old English fǣr (peril, danger) (noun), fǣran (to frighten) (verb).

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Fear

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Fears

Fear (countable and uncountable; plural Fears)
  1. (uncountable) A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.
    He was struck by fear on seeing the snake.
  2. (countable) A phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.
    Not everybody has the same fears.
    I have a fear of ants.
  3. (uncountable) Extreme veneration or awe, as toward a supreme being or deity.

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Infinitive
to Fear

Third person singular
Fears

Simple past
Feared

Past participle
Feared

Present participle
Fearing

to Fear (third-person singular simple present Fears, present participle Fearing, simple past and past participle Feared)
  1. (obsolete, transitive) To cause fear to; to frighten.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book V:
      ‘Be God,’ sayde Sir Gawayne, ‘his grevys me but lytyll; yet shalt thou nat feare me for all thy grete wordis.
  2. (transitive) To feel fear about (something).
    I fear the worst will happen.
  3. (transitive) To venerate; to feel awe towards.
    People who fear God can be found in Christian churches.
  4. (transitive) Regret
    I fear [regret that] I have bad news for you: your husband has died.

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  • IPA: [fʲaɾˠ]

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From Patrono:Sga[[Category:ga:Patrono:Sga derivations|Fear]] [[fer#Patrono:Sga|fer]], from Proto-Celtic *wiros, from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós. Cognate with Welsh [[gŵr#Patrono:Cy|gŵr]], Latin vir, Old English wer.

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Fear m.

  1. man
  2. husband, male spouse

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First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fear fir
Vocative a fhir a fheara
Genitive fir fear
Dative fear fir

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an fear na fir
Genitive an fhir na bhfear
Dative leis an [[Patrono:Ga eclipsis anear]]

don fhear

leis na fir

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fear fhear bhfear
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Fear (plural Fears)

Singular
Fear

Plural
Fears

  1. fear

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Patrono:Sco-verb

  1. to fear
  2. to frighten, scare

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Patrono:Gd-noun

  1. man
  2. husband, male spouse

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First declension; forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative am fear na fir
Vocative fhir fhir
Genitive an fir nam fear/fir
Dative leis an fhear leis na fir

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Fear (genitive fir)

  1. somebody, something, one

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Fear c. [[Category:Patrono:Fy nouns|Fear]] (pl. fearren)

  1. ferry
  2. spring (mechanical device)

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