cúpla

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (a few): cupla (Cois Fharraige)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cople, from Latin copula

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cúpla m (genitive cúpla, nominative plural cúplaí)

  1. pair, couple
  2. pair/set of twins
  3. (uncountable) a few (followed by the singular)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

When this word refers to two siblings that share a common birthdate, the pair is referred to in the singular, cúpla. Each sibling is referred to as leathchúpla.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cúpla chúpla gcúpla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.