Irish edit

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Etymology edit

From Old Irish comthrom (of the same weight).[1] By surface analysis, comh- +‎ trom.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

cothrom (genitive singular masculine cothroim, genitive singular feminine cothroime, plural cothroma, comparative cothroime)

  1. equally heavy, balanced
  2. equal
  3. level
    Synonym: cothromúil

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Noun edit

cothrom m (genitive singular cothroim, nominative plural cothroim)

  1. an equal weight
    a chothrom d’órhis weight in gold
  2. equity, justice, fair play
    ar an gcothromon the level
  3. a level area (of ground etc., also figuratively)
    cothrom sa bhféar ghlasan even place in the grass
    i gcothrom leequal to, level with

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Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cothrom chothrom gcothrom
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “comthrom”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 43

Further reading edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish comthrom (of the same weight), equivalent to co- +‎ trom. Doublet of cudrom.

Adjective edit

cothrom

  1. (mathematics) even (not odd)
    Antonym: còrr

Noun edit

cothrom m (genitive singular cothruim, plural cothroman)

  1. chance, opportunity
  2. balance, equilibrium, equity, impartiality
  3. scales, balance (device)
  4. justice

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Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit