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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cuirm. Cognate with Scottish Gaelic cuirm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coirm f (genitive singular coirme, nominative plural coirmeacha)

  1. feast, banquet
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 162:
      kivnīm gərəb ē šin køŕm̥ n̥ l̄ē rugəv ē.
      conventional orthography: Cuimhním gurb é sin coirm an lae a rugadh é.
      I remember it was his birthday party.
  2. ale, beer

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coirm choirm gcoirm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.