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From Old Irish comairle (advice, counsel).


coyrle f (genitive singular coyrlee, plural coyrleyn)

  1. guidance, counsel, advice
    Cha jean eh geaishtagh rish coyrle.He is not open to advice.
    Coyrle chellagh ny giark dy chur bee da ny kiarkyn.The cock's advice to feed the hens.
    Ghow ad coyrle ry-cheilley.They took counsel together.
    Ghow mee coyrle maroo.I took counsel with them.
  2. council

Derived terms[edit]

  • coyrlee (advocate, recommend, persuade, exhort, verb)


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coyrle choyrle gcoyrle
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.