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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish collaidecht (corporeality; carnality, sensuality); synchronically, collaí +‎ -acht.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɔl̪ˠiːxt], [ˈkɔl̪ˠiəxt]

NounEdit

collaíocht f (genitive singular collaíochta)

  1. carnality, lust
  2. sexuality

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
collaíocht chollaíocht gcollaíocht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "collaíocht" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “colnaiḋeaċt” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • collaidecht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.