torc

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See also: torç

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

torc (plural torcs)

  1. Alternative spelling of torque. (necklace)

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish torc¹, from Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar).

Noun[edit]

torc m (genitive toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. wild boar (Sus scrofa)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish torc², from Latin torquis.

Noun[edit]

torc m (genitive toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. (jewelry) torque
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from English torque, from Latin torqueō (I twist).

Noun[edit]

torc m (genitive toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. (physics) torque
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
torc thorc dtorc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar) (compare Welsh twrch).

Noun[edit]

torc m

  1. boar
  2. chieftain, hero
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Latin torquis.

Noun[edit]

torc m

  1. torque (necklace)
Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
torc thorc torc
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

torc

  1. first-person singular present tense form of toarce.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of toarce.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of toarce.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish torc¹, from Proto-Celtic *torko (boar).

Noun[edit]

torc m (genitive and plural tuirc)

  1. boar

Derived terms[edit]