gorta

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gorta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative gortaði, supine gortað)

  1. (intransitive) to brag

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Related terms[edit]

  • gort (boasting, bragging)
  • gortari (boaster, braggart)

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gorte, from goirt (starved)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gorta m (genitive singular gorta, nominative plural gortaí)

  1. starvation
    Synonym: ocras
  2. famine

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gorta ghorta ngorta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • gortae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “gorta” at the Historical Irish Corpus, 1600–1926 of the Royal Irish Academy.
  • “gorta” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 378.
  • "gorta" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

gorta

  1. genitive singular of gort