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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torc (plural torcs)

  1. Alternative spelling of torque (necklace)

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
torc¹

From Old Irish torc¹, from Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar).

NounEdit

torc m (genitive singular toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. wild boar (Sus scrofa)
  2. portly, corpulent, person; man of substance
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
torc²

From Old Irish torc², from Latin torquis.

NounEdit

torc m (genitive singular toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. torque (braided necklace or collar)

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English torque, from Latin torqueō (I twist).

NounEdit

torc m (genitive singular toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. (physics) torque

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
torc thorc dtorc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
torc¹

From Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar) (compare Welsh twrch).

NounEdit

torc m

  1. boar
  2. chieftain, hero
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
torc²

Borrowed from Latin torquis.

NounEdit

torc m

  1. torque (necklace)
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


RomanianEdit

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish torc¹, from Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar).

NounEdit

torc m (genitive singular tuirc, plural tuirc)

  1. boar

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit