coir

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See also: còir and cóir

English[edit]

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Coir.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malayalam കയറ് (kayaṟŭ).

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Noun[edit]

coir (countable and uncountable, plural coirs)

  1. The fibre obtained from the husk of a coconut, used chiefly in making rope, matting and as a peat substitute.

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish cair, caire, from Old Irish caire (crime, fault, sin), from Proto-Celtic *kariyā (compare Welsh caredd).

Noun[edit]

coir f (genitive singular coire, nominative plural coireanna)

  1. crime, offence; fault, transgression
  2. (used mainly in negative, of state) harm
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish coirid (tires), from cor m (act of tiring; tiredness, fatigue).

Verb[edit]

coir (present analytic coireann, future analytic coirfidh, verbal noun cor, past participle cortha)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) tire, exhaust
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Etymology 3[edit]

See coirigh.

Verb[edit]

coir (present analytic coireann, future analytic coirfidh, verbal noun {{{vn}}}, past participle {{{pp}}})

  1. (intransitive) Alternative form of coirigh (accuse, criminate)
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Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

coir m

  1. inflection of cor (turn, turning movement; cast; haul from cast; lively turn; lively air; reel):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nonstandard nominative/dative plural

Etymology 5[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

coir m

  1. inflection of cor (agreement, contract; guarantee, pledge):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Etymology 6[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

coir m

  1. vocative/genitive singular of cor (tiredness, exhaustion.)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coir choir gcoir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Walloon[edit]

Noun[edit]

coir m

  1. body