coróinvíreas

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English coronavirus. Combination of coróin (corona) +‎ víreas (virus).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Connacht) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɾˠuːnʲ.vʲiːɾʲəsˠ/, /ˈkɾˠuːnʲ.vʲiːɾʲəsˠ/
  • (Munster) IPA(key): /kəˈɾˠoːnʲ.vʲiːɾʲəsˠ/, /kɾˠoːnʲ.vʲiːɾʲəsˠ/
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɾˠænʲ.vʲiːɾʲəsˠ/

Noun[edit]

coróinvíreas m (genitive singular coróinvíris, nominative plural coróinvíris)

  1. (virology) coronavirus

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coróinvíreas choróinvíreas gcoróinvíreas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

Entries containing “coróinvíreas” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.