eochair

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish eochuir, from Proto-Celtic *ekūri- ‎(opening, fastening), from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- ‎(livestock, domestic animals), the source of Sanskrit पशु ‎(páśu, cattle), Latin pecus, Old Armenian ասր ‎(asr, fleece) and Lithuanian pekus ‎(cattle). Cognate with English fee. Compare Scottish Gaelic iuchair.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eochair f ‎(genitive singular eochrach, nominative plural eochracha)

  1. key
    An bhfuil eochair an tí agat?
    Do you have the house key?
  2. (music) key
  3. (music) clef

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eochair n-eochair heochair t-eochair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.