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turchair

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish turchur.

VerbEdit

turchair (past thurchair, future turchairidh, verbal noun turchairt)

  1. happen, chance
    Thurchair dhaibh a thighinn dhachaigh aig an aon àm. ― They happened to come home at the same time.
    a thurchair a bhith a' dol seachad ― who happened/chanced to be passing by.
    nan turchradh dhuinn a bhith ― if we happen to be
    Thurchair mi air. ― I chanced on it / I met him by chance.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "turchair" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.