Focal an Lae #296
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: gasúr (GAH-soor) [gasuːr]

Meaning: gasúr = boy, child

Usage:

History: Classical Irish “garsún” comes from Anglo-Norman “garsun”, from Old French “garcun” (male servant), probably from a Germanic source. Modern French “garcon” (boy, waiter) is a direct cognate.

2008-06-19 CPD