fergara

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fergara or dil.ie/21721

n for etym. cf. gairri, gl. suras Philarg. Ecl. vii 32 ( Thes. ii 47.8 ; 362.4 ); the first component may represent seir `heel,' cf. combeba do ser ndeis no chli fout (YBL) = do gerr gara foat (Eg.) IT ii2 247 . The lower part of the leg, calf: co mema do f.¤ fot TBC² 1628 . co mebaid a fergaire (of a bull) 3661 . combo slan a fergairi 1755 (where it corresponds to gergairi 1725 ( ¤gara U). See gergara.