coirt

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish coirt (bark (of tree)), from Latin cortex.

Noun[edit]

coirt f (genitive singular coirte, nominative plural coirteacha)

  1. bark (exterior covering of a tree)
    1. tanner's bark
    2. bark-dye, tan
  2. coating; fur, scale, scum

Declension[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • coirteach (barky, cortical; encrusted, coated; furred, scaled, adjective)
  • coirtigh (decorticate; tan; coat, encrust, transitive verb)

Verb[edit]

coirt (present analytic coirteann, future analytic coirtfidh, verbal noun coirteadh, past participle coirte)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of coirtigh (decorticate; tan; coat, encrust)

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coirt choirt gcoirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "coirt" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 coirt” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.