tóir

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See also: toir and -tóir

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tóir, from Proto-Celtic *to-wo-ret (running up to), from *reteti (to run), from Proto-Indo-European *Hret- (to run, roll).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tóir f (genitive singular tóra, nominative plural tóireacha)

  1. pursuit, chase; hunt, search; pursuing party
  2. keenness, interest
    Tá an-tóir agam ar an gceol seo.
    I'm very keen on this music.
    Ní mór an tóir atá ar an bhfíon seo.
    This wine is not much sought after.
  3. popularity
    tóir uirthi.
    She’s popular.

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tóir thóir dtóir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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