IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish corca, from Proto-Celtic *korkyom (compare Welsh ceirch, Cornish kergh, Breton kerc'h), from Proto-Indo-European *kokro- (compare dialectal Swedish hagre, Ancient Greek κάχρυς (kákhrus)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coirce m (genitive singular coirce, nominative plural coircí or coircíocha or coircíonta)

  1. oats

DeclensionEdit

Alternative plurals

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coirce choirce gcoirce
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 corca, from Proto-Celtic *korkyom (compare Welsh ceirch, Cornish kergh, Breton kerc'h), from Proto-Indo-European *kokro- (compare dialectal Swedish hagre, Ancient Greek κάχρυς (kákhrus)).

NounEdit

coirce m (genitive singular coirce, no plural)

  1. oats

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • coirce” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “corca”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language