Pota Focal Intergaelic
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coinsias coinsínigh coip cóip cóipeáil cóipleabhar coir cóir coirce coirceog coire cóirigh cóiríocht cóiriú coiriúil coiriúlacht coirm coirnéal coirpeach coirt cois
cóir
FEMININE NOUN
SYNONYM: ceart
justice
equity
cóir
ADJECTIVE
SYNONYM: ceart
right
fair
just
is cóir [rud]
something is proper
déanfaidh muid mar is cóir é
we'll do it properly
is cóir do [dhuine] [rud a dhéanamh]
it is appropriate for [somebody] to [do something]
cóir do na póilíní ceisteanna mar seo a chur orm
it is not appropriate for the police to ask me such questions
Foirmeacha gramadaí
Grammatical forms
cóir
FEMININE NOUN
GENITIVE SINGULAR
córa
NOMINATVE PLURAL
córacha
GENITIVE PLURAL
córacha
cóir
ADJECTIVE
GRADED FORM
córa
PLURAL
córa
Iontrálacha gaolmhara
Related entries
ba chóir
SYNONYM: ba cheart
should
ba chóir do [dhuine] [rud a dhéanamh]
[somebody] should [do something]
obligation
ba chóir dom imeacht anois
I should leave now
ba chóir bheith sa bhaile in áit bheith ag ól i dtithe tábhairne
he should be at home instead of drinking in pubs
ba chóir [rud a bheith amhlaidh]
[something] should [be the case]
obligation
ba chóir Gaeilge mhaith a bheith ag an atá ag iarraidh poist ar Raidió na Gaeltachta
anybody looking for a job in Raidió na Gaeltachta should speak good Irish
ba chóir [go mbeadh rud amhlaidh]
[something] should [be the case]
likelihood
ba chóir go mbeadh sa bhaile anois d'fhág an teach seo uair an chloig ó shin
he should be home by now for he left this house an hour ago
ba chóir go mbeadh Gaeilge mhaith ag an a chaith an oiread sin ama sa Ghaeltacht
anybody who spent so much time in the Gaeltacht should speak good Irish
chóir a bheith
SYNONYM: beagnach
SYNONYM: nach mór
almost
chóir a bheith trí bliana d'aois
he is almost tree years old
STAITISTICÍ · STATISTICS
Is é cóir an 214ú focal is minice úsáid sa Ghaeilge. Tagann sé chun cinn uair amháin i ngach 2,553 focal.
Cóir is the 214th most frequently used word in Irish. It occurs once in every 2,553 words.
Samplaí gaolmhara
Related examples
ba chóir achar de roinnt ciliméadar a fhágáil idir muileann gaoithe agus teach cónaithe
you should leave a distance of several kilometers between a windmill and a residential house
ba chóir é a ruaigeadh as an tír
he should be expelled from the country
ba chóir dóibh gach uile fhuinneog sa teach a dhúnadh
they should close every single window in the house
bhí idir idir dhá chomhairle ar chóir dom fanacht imeacht
I didn't know whether I should stay or go
Bhí idir dhá chomhairle ar chóir dom fanacht imeacht.
I didn't know whether I should stay or go.
Ba chóir duit bheith ag caint le do mhacasamhail féin eile.
Séamus Ó Grianna: Caisleáin Óir, eag. Niall Ó Dónaill, Cló Mercier, 1976
You should talk to people of your own social standing.
raibh tuairim laghad orm cad ba chóir dom a dhéanamh, ach chuir sise comhairle mo leasa orm
I had absolutely no idea what to do but she gave good advice