Focal an Lae #360
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: cúis (KOOSH) [kuːs′]

Meaning: cúis = cause, reason, case

Usage:

History: Old Irish “cúis” was borrowed from Latin “causa” (reason, purpose), which evolved into the word for “thing” in the modern Romance Languages: French “chose”, Spanish “cosa”, etc.

Scottish Gaelic: cùis

2008-06-19 CPD