turchair

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish turchur.

VerbEdit

turchair ‎(past thurchair, future turchairidh, verbal noun turchairt)

  1. happen, chance
    Thurchair dhaibh a thighinn dhachaigh aig an aon àm.‎ ― They happened to come home at the same time.
    a thurchair a bhith a' dol seachad‎ ― who happened/chanced to be passing by.
    nan turchradh dhuinn a bhith‎ ― if we happen to be
    Thurchair mi air.‎ ― I chanced on it / I met him by chance.

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ReferencesEdit

  • turchur” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.