coirce

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish corca, from Proto-Celtic *korkyom (compare Welsh ceirch, Cornish kergh, Breton kerc'h), from Proto-Indo-European *kokro- (compare dialectal Swedish hagre, Ancient Greek κάχρυς (kákhrus)).

Noun[edit]

coirce m (genitive coirce, nominative plural coircí)

  1. oats

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coirce choirce gcoirce
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish corca, from Proto-Celtic *korkyom (compare Welsh ceirch, Cornish kergh, Breton kerc'h), from Proto-Indo-European *kokro- (compare dialectal Swedish hagre, Ancient Greek κάχρυς (kákhrus)).

Noun[edit]

coirce m (genitive coirce, no plural)

  1. oats

Derived terms[edit]