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Ogham Letter G - Gort

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Gort is the Irish name of the twelfth letter of the Ogham alphabet, ᚌ, meaning "field".

In Old Irish, the letter name was Gort which is related to Welsh garth 'garden' and Latin hortus. Its Proto-Indo-European root was *gher-, *ghort- 'to enclose, enclosure'. Its phonetic value is [ɡ].


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Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alphabets.

Ogham Letter G - Gort is part of the Ogham Alphabeth group.

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