coir

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See also: còir and cóir

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malayalam കയറ് (kayaṟa).

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Noun[edit]

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coir (uncountable)

  1. The fibre obtained from the husk of a coconut, used chiefly in making rope, matting and as a peat substitute.

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish cair, caire, a late form of Old Irish caire (crime, fault, sin), from Proto-Celtic *karjâ (compare Welsh caredd).

Noun[edit]

coir f (genitive coire, nominative plural coireanna)

  1. crime, offence; fault, transgression
  2. harm
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish coirid (tires), from cor.

Verb[edit]

coir (present analytic coireann, future analytic coirfidh, verbal noun cor, past participle cortha)

  1. to tire, exhaust
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

coir m

  1. genitive singular of cor
  2. nominative plural of cor

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coir choir gcoir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.