Cú Roí

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The first element is apparently (hound); the second probably means "battlefield", making the whole term "hound of the battlefield".

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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Roí

  1. (Irish mythology) A king of Munster and sorcerer who was killed by Cúchulainn and avenged by his son, Lugaid mac Con Roí, who was subsequently killed by Conall the Victorious.

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkuː ˈr͈oːi̯/

Proper noun[edit]

Roí m (genitive Con Roí)

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  1. a masculine given name
    • Annals of Ulster, annal 843.4
      Cinaedh m. Con Roi, rex Generis Loighaire, iugulatus est o Delbhni.
      Cinaedh, son of Cú Roí, king of the People of Leary, is killed by the Delbhni.
  2. a character in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology; Cú Roí

Mutation[edit]

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