cuspóir

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cuspóir m (target, purpose, aim, object) (compare Scottish Gaelic cuspair), from Latin cuspis f (point, tip); synchronically, cuspa (object; objective, theme; model) +‎ -óir.

Noun[edit]

cuspóir m (genitive singular cuspóra, nominative plural cuspóirí)

  1. thing aimed at, target
  2. object; objective, purpose
  3. model, theme
  4. (grammar) object
  5. (philosophy) final cause
  6. (literary) bowshot

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuspóir chuspóir gcuspóir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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