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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔɾˠtʲ/, /ɡɪɾˠtʲ/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish goirt (bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen).

AdjectiveEdit

goirt (genitive singular feminine goirte, plural goirte, comparative goirte)

  1. salty, bitter
  2. painful
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

NounEdit

goirt m

  1. inflection of gort:
    1. vocative and genitive singular
    2. nominative and dative plural

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goirt ghoirt ngoirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • goirt” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “goirt” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 377.
  • "goirt" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “goirt” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “goirt” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

goirt

  1. bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen
  2. hungry, starved

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
goirt goirt
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngoirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish goirt (bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

goirt (comparative goirte)

  1. sore
  2. sour, tart, acidulous
  3. stale

DeclensionEdit

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative goirt ghoirt goirt
Vocative ghoirt ghoirt goirte
Genitive ghoirt goirte/ghoirt goirt
Dative ghoirt ghoirt goirt

Derived termsEdit