cothrom

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish comthrom (of the same weight, equal, even, equivalent, evenly-matched, just, equitable, level, smooth; equal weight or amount, equivalent, balance (of weights), equality, equivalence, justice, equity, fair treatment), equivalent to comh- +‎ trom.

Adjective[edit]

cothrom

  1. equally heavy, balanced
  2. equal
  3. level

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cothrom m (genitive cothroim, nominative plural cothroim)

  1. an equal weight
    a chothrom d'ór ― his weight in gold
  2. equity, justice, fair play
    ar an gcothromon the level
  3. a level area (of ground etc., also figuratively)
    cothrom sa bhféar ghlas ― an even place in the grass
    i gcothrom le ― equal to, level with

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cothrom chothrom gcothrom
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 comthrom (of the same weight, equal, even, equivalent, evenly-matched, just, equitable, level, smooth; equal weight or amount, equivalent, balance (of weights), equality, equivalence, justice, equity, fair treatment), equivalent to co- +‎ trom.

Adjective[edit]

cothrom

  1. (mathematics): even (not odd)

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cothrom m (genitive cothruim, plural cothroman)

  1. chance, opportunity
  2. balance, equilibrium, equity, impartiality
  3. scales, balance (device)
  4. justice

Derived terms[edit]