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
  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.
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.