urchóid

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish airchót n (act of harming, injuring, harm, injury, damage; harmful or malignant being).

Noun[edit]

urchóid f (genitive singular urchóide, nominative plural urchóidí)

  1. harm, iniquity
  2. (oncology) malignancy
  3. (literary) malignant being

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
urchóid n-urchóid hurchóid unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • airchót” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Further reading[edit]

  • "urchóid" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • evil” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • foulness” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • iniquity” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • malignancy” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • wickedness” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.