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EtymologyEdit

From mór- +‎ cúis.

NounEdit

mórchúis f (genitive singular mórchúise)

  1. self-importance, pride, pomposity
    Synonym: postúlacht

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mórchúis mhórchúis not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "mórchúis" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • pomposity” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • pride” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • self-importance” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.