Meaning of the Irish name Dechtire. Listen and learn how to pronounce Dechtire so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.

MEANING: Dechtire was the sister of Conchubar and the mother of Cuchulainn (read the legend). deich means ten and perhaps she was the tenth child. The fairies, “Sive” in Irish, transformed her into a bird but at times she was able to be a woman again and conceived Cuchulainn with the sun-god Lugh.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Dechtire

PRONUNCIATION: deck + tir + ra”


AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Dechtire and read along with the meaning)

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