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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish coisecraid, coisercaid, coisrici(gi)d, later forms of con·secra (consecrates, dedicates; sanctifies), from Latin cōnsecrō (I consecrate, dedicate; I hallow, sanctify).


coisrig (past choisrig, future coisrigidh, verbal noun coisrigeadh, past participle coisrigte)

  1. consecrate, sanctify
  2. devote
    Choisrig e a bheatha do dh'adhbhar na saorsa.He devoted his life to the cause of freedom.
  3. dedicate (a book, etc.)
  4. bless
  5. anoint
  6. addict

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the preposition do.

Derived terms[edit]


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • con·secra” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.