goirt

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish goirt (bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen).

Adjective[edit]

goirt

  1. salty, bitter
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

goirt m

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

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goirt ghoirt ngoirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

goirt

  1. bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen
  2. hungry, starved

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
goirt goirt
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngoirt
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 goirt (bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

goirt (comparative goirte)

  1. sore
  2. sour, tart, acidulous
  3. stale

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative goirt ghoirt goirt
Vocative ghoirt ghoirt goirte
Genitive ghoirt goirte/ghoirt goirt
Dative ghoirt ghoirt goirt

Derived terms[edit]