cúirt

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See also: cuirt and cùirt

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cuirt, from a Vulgar Latin or oblique form of Latin cors.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cúirt f (genitive singular cúirte, nominative plural cúirteanna)

  1. court
  2. (law) courthouse
  3. manor house, mansion
  4. courtyard

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cúirt chúirt gcúirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "cúirt" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cuirt” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.