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- IPA: [kɪdʲ]
- Third declension
Forms with the definite article:
| Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
In addition to its use as a regular noun meaning "part" or "portion", cuid is used with non-inalienable mass nouns and plural count nouns as a kind of measure word after a possessive pronoun or before a genitive.
- mo chuid leabhar – "my books" (lit. "my portion of books")
- cuid éadaigh Sheáin – "Seán's clothing" (lit. "Seán's portion of clothing")
It is not used with inalienable nouns like relatives and body parts:
- deartháireacha an bhuachalla – "The boy's brothers" (not *cuid deartháireacha an bhuachalla)
- mo ghruaig – "my hair" (not *mo chuid gruaige)
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