forc

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Irish[edit]

forc

Alternative forms[edit]

  • farc (Cois Fharraige)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish forc, from Latin furca.

Noun[edit]

forc m ‎(genitive singular foirc, nominative plural foirc)

  1. fork
  2. pitchfork

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
forc fhorc bhforc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin furca.

Noun[edit]

forc ?

  1. fork
  2. pronged spear
  3. hand, clutch, grasp

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
forc ḟorc forc
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

forc f ‎(genitive singular fuirc, plural forcan)

  1. fork (cutlery)

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
forc fhorc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.