coisrig

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[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).

Verb[edit]

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.

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