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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. salty, bitter
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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.

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

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