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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish cóisir (banquet; festive party).


còisir f (genitive singular còisire or còisre, plural còisirean)

  1. choir
  2. festive party
  3. wake
  4. singing of birds
  5. military band
  6. party of singers
  7. attendants
  8. chorus
  9. company
  10. feast

Derived terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
còisir chòisir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • cóisir” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.