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Etymology 1[edit]

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cuntar m (genitive singular cuntair, nominative plural cuntair)

  1. proviso, condition
  2. expectation, chance
  3. undertaking, risk
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman countour, from Old French conteor, from Medieval Latin computātōrium, from Latin computō.


cuntar m (genitive singular cuntair, nominative plural cuntair)

  1. counter (table or board on which business is transacted)
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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuntar chuntar gcuntar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "cuntar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cuntar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “cuntar” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “cuntar” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.