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Coir.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malayalam കയറ് (kayaṟŭ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish cair, caire, from Old Irish caire (crime, fault, sin), from Proto-Celtic *kariyā (compare Welsh caredd).

NounEdit

coir f (genitive singular coire, nominative plural coireanna)

  1. crime, offence; fault, transgression
  2. (used mainly in negative, of state) harm
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Etymology 2Edit

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

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive, intransitive) tire, exhaust
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See coirigh.

VerbEdit

coir (present analytic coireann, future analytic coirfidh, verbal noun {{{vn}}}, past participle {{{pp}}})

  1. (intransitive) Alternative form of coirigh (accuse, criminate)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

coir m

  1. inflection of cor (turn, turning movement; cast; haul from cast; lively turn; lively air; reel):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nonstandard nominative/dative plural

Etymology 5Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

coir m

  1. inflection of cor (agreement, contract; guarantee, pledge):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Etymology 6Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

coir m

  1. vocative/genitive singular of cor (tiredness, exhaustion.)

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.

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