goirt

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔɾˠtʲ/, /ɡɪɾˠtʲ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish goirt (bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen).

Adjective[edit]

goirt (genitive singular feminine goirte, plural goirte, comparative goirte)

  1. salty, bitter
  2. painful
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

goirt m

  1. inflection of gort:
    1. vocative and genitive singular
    2. nominative and dative plural

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goirt ghoirt ngoirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • goirt” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “goirt” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 377.
  • "goirt" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “goirt” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “goirt” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

goirt

  1. bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen
  2. hungry, starved

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish goirt (bitter, sour, salt, sharp, keen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

goirt (comparative goirte)

  1. sore
  2. sour, tart, acidulous
  3. stale

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative goirt ghoirt goirt
Vocative ghoirt ghoirt goirte
Genitive ghoirt goirte/ghoirt goirt
Dative ghoirt ghoirt goirt

Derived terms[edit]