cuir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuir m (plural cuirs)

  1. leather

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin corium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuir m (plural cuirs)

  1. leather

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Further reading[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish cuirid, from Old Irish ·cuirethar, prototonic form of fo·ceird.

Verb[edit]

cuir (present analytic cuireann, future analytic cuirfidh, verbal noun cur, past participle curtha)

  1. put
  2. send
  3. sow, plant
    Tá sé ag cur prátaí.
    He’s planting potatoes.
  4. bury (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb)
    Synonym: adhlaic
  5. used to indicate falling precipitation; the subject is without a referent and the object is the form of precipitation, but when the precipitation is rain the object may be omitted
    An bhfuil sé ag cur?Is it raining?
    Inniu féin a chuirfeadh sé sneachta!It would have to snow today!
  6. subject (+ faoi (to))
    Synonym: cuir faoi phróiseas
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun 1[edit]

cuir m

  1. vocative/genitive singular of cur

Noun 2[edit]

cuir m (genitive singular cuir)

  1. Alternative form of cur
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuir chuir gcuir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "cuir" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “cuir” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “cuir” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corium.

Noun[edit]

cuir m (oblique plural cuirs, nominative singular cuirs, nominative plural cuir)

  1. leather

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuir m

  1. genitive singular of cor

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cuir chuir cuir
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish cuirid, from Old Irish ·cuirethar, prototonic form of fo·ceird.

Verb[edit]

cuir (past chuir, future cuiridh, verbal noun cur, past participle cuirte)

  1. put
    An cuir thu am bainne anns a' chupa?Will you put the milk in the cup?
    Thiginn a steach a rithist ged a chuirteadh a mach mi.I would come in again though I were put out.
  2. send
    Chuir e litir thuca.He sent them a letter.
  3. (Sports) score
    Chuir Seumas gòl.James scored a goal.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

cuir m

  1. genitive singular of car

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cuir chuir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.