ciotóg

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Irish

NounEdit

ciotóg (plural ciotógs)

  1. (Ireland) A left-handed person.
    • 2005, Kevin O'Hara, Last of the Donkey Pilgrims: A Man's Journey Through Ireland, →ISBN, page 69:
      He was a ciotóg as well, and would sit at the head of that table like yourself with his hand curled above the page in a most awkward fashion.
    • 2007, John W. Hurley, Shillelagh: The Irish Fighting Stick, →ISBN, page 106:
      Grimes, as a ciotóg (a left-hander) would defend his left side as a normal fighter would his right, and according to Walker, this would mean using the lower third of the stick to parry.
    • 2017, Jason Sherlock, Jayo: The Jason Sherlock Story, →ISBN:
      I was a ciotóg in school but decided to shoot right-handed.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *(s)kīttos.

NounEdit

ciotóg f (genitive singular ciotóige, nominative plural ciotóga)

  1. left hand
  2. left fist
  3. lefthander, leftie

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ciotóg chiotóg gciotóg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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