eochair

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish eochair, from Proto-Celtic *eks-koris, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- ‎(turn, curve) (whence Latin curvus).[1] 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; clef

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 217