coire

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See also: còire and Cóiré

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish coire, from Proto-Celtic *kʷaryos.

Noun[edit]

coire m (genitive singular coire, nominative plural coirí)

  1. cauldron, boiler, vat
  2. dell, corrie
  3. whirlpool
  4. crater, pit
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

coire f

  1. genitive singular of coir (crime, offence; fault, transgression)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coire choire gcoire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

coīre

  1. present active infinitive of coeō

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish coire, caire; from Proto-Celtic *kʷaryos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coire m (genitive coiri, nominative plural coiri)

  1. cauldron
    • c. 1000, Anonymous; published in (1935), Rudolf Thurneysen, editor, Scéla Mucca Meic Dathó, Dublin: Staionery Office, § 1, l. 12–13, page 2: “Secht ndoruis isin bruidin ocus secht sligeda trethe ocus secht tellaige indi ocus secht cori. Dam ocus tinne in cach coiri. In fer no·t⟨h⟩ēged iarsint ṡligi do·bered in n-aēl isin coiri, ocus a·taibred din chētgabāil iss ed no·ithed. [[There were] seven doors in the hall, and seven passages through it, and seven hearths in it, and seven cauldrons. [There was] an ox and a side of bacon in each cauldron. Every man who came along the passage used to put the flesh-fork into the cauldron, and whatever he brought out at the first taking, that was what he ate.]”

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: coire
  • Manx: coirrey
  • Scottish Gaelic: coire

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
coire choire coire
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

Occitan[edit]

Occitan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia oc

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cuprum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkujɾe/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

coire m (uncountable)

  1. copper

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kʷaryos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coire m (genitive coiri, nominative plural coiri)

  1. cauldron

Declension[edit]

Masculine io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative coire coireL coiriL
Vocative coiri coireL coiriu
Accusative coireN coireL coiriuH
Genitive coiriL coireL coireN
Dative coiriuL coirib coirib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
coire choire coire
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish coire, from Proto-Celtic *kʷaryos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coire m (genitive singular coire, plural coireachan)

  1. kettle
    cuir air an coireput the kettle on
  2. cauldron, boiler, vat
    • 1911, Katherine White Grant, Aig Tigh na Beinne, Oban: Hugh MacDonald, page 82:
      Mu dheireadh thubhairt e, "Ciod e'm biadh a tha thu 'bruich 'sa choire mhòir sin air an teine?"
      Finally he said, "What's the food that you are boiling in that big cauldron on the fire?"
  3. (geography) dell, corrie
  4. whirlpool

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coire f (genitive singular coire, plural coireannan)

  1. fault, offense, wrong, trespass, sin
    coire bàisa capital crime
    Is iomadh coire a gheibhear air an duine bhochd.Many a fault may be found in a poor man.
  2. blame, complaint
  3. harm, damage
    gach gnè coireevery kind of damage
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
coire choire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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