chirt

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chirt

  1. Lenited form of cirt.

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tʃɪrt], [tʃʌrt]

Noun[edit]

chirt (plural chirts)

  1. a squeeze, a hug

Verb[edit]

chirt (third-person singular present chirts, present participle chirtin, past chirtit, past participle chirtit)

  1. to squeeze, press, squirt
  2. to clench the teeth, bite the tongue