See also: còir and cóir

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Coir.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Tamil கயறு (kayaṟu), Malayalam കയർ (kayaṟ).

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coir (countable and uncountable, plural coirs)

  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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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Irish cair, caire, from Old Irish caire (crime, fault, sin),[2] from Proto-Celtic *kariyā (whence also Welsh caredd).

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coir f (genitive singular coire or cortha, nominative plural coireanna or cortha)

  1. crime, offence; fault, transgression
  2. (used mainly in negative, of state) harm
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Alternative declension:

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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Irish coirid (tires), from cor m (act of tiring; tiredness, fatigue).[3]

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

  1. (transitive, intransitive) tire, exhaust
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Etymology 3 edit

See coirigh.

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coir (present analytic coireann, future analytic coirfidh, verbal noun coireadh, past participle coirthe)

  1. (intransitive) Alternative form of coirigh (accuse, criminate)
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Etymology 4 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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coir m

  1. inflection of cor:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

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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.

References edit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 40
  2. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 caire”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  3. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 coirid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

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coïr

  1. Alternative form of cóir

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
coïr choïr coïr
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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coir m

  1. body