caora

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cáera, from Proto-Celtic *kaɸrāxs.

Noun[edit]

caora f (genitive singular caorach, nominative plural caoirigh)

  1. sheep
  2. ewe
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

caora

  1. nominative plural of caor
  2. dative plural of caor

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caora chaora gcaora
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cáera, from Proto-Celtic *kaɸrāxs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caora f (genitive singular caorach, plural caoraich)

  1. sheep
    am bun nan caorachlooking after the sheep
    o chrò nan caorachfrom the sheep-fold
  2. (derogatory) sheepish person

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]