Last modified on 13 August 2014, at 16:32
See also: còir and cóir

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malayalam കയറ് (kayaṟ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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coir (uncountable)

  1. The fibre obtained from the husk of a coconut, used chiefly in making rope, matting and as a peat substitute.

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish cair, caire, a late form of Old Irish caire (crime, fault, sin), from Proto-Celtic *karjâ (compare Welsh caredd).

NounEdit

coir f (genitive coire, nominative plural coireanna)

  1. crime, offence; fault, transgression
  2. harm
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish coirid (tires), from cor.

VerbEdit

coir (present analytic coireann, future analytic coirfidh, verbal noun cor, past participle cortha)

  1. to tire, exhaust
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

coir m

  1. genitive singular of cor
  2. nominative plural of cor

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coir choir gcoir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.