coicís

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cóicthiges, apparently a compound of cóic (five) and deich (ten).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coicís f (genitive singular coicíse, nominative plural coicísí)

  1. fortnight
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 146:
      tā šē imī lē kaikīš.
      conventional orthography: Tá sé imithe le coicís.
      He’s been gone for a fortnight.
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 146:
      ȷ imə šē kaikīš ō hin.
      conventional orthography: D’imigh sé coicís ó shin.
      He left a fortnight ago.

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coicís choicís gcoicís
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mícheál Ó Siadhail, Learning Irish, 35