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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish cáera, from Proto-Celtic *kaɸrāxs.

NounEdit

caora f (genitive singular caorach, nominative plural caoirigh)

  1. sheep
  2. ewe
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

caora

  1. nominative/dative plural of caor

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caora chaora gcaora
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cáera, from Proto-Celtic *kaɸrāxs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caora f (genitive singular caorach, plural caoraich)

  1. sheep
    am bun nan caorachlooking after the sheep
    o chrò nan caorachfrom the sheep-fold
  2. (derogatory) sheepish person

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
caora chaora
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit