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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish (dog, hound), from Proto-Celtic *kū (compare Welsh ci), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ (dog).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (genitive or con, nominative plural cúnna)

  1. hound
  2. greyhound

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
chú gcú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

(Zhuyin ㄘㄨˊ)

  1. Pinyin reading of
  2. Pinyin reading of
  3. Pinyin reading of

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Primitive Irish ᚉᚒᚅᚐ (cuna) (genitive), in turn from Proto-Celtic *kū (compare Welsh ci), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

Noun[edit]

 m (nasal stem, genitive con)

  1. dog, hound
  2. wolf

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation:

Noun[edit]

  1. Common misspelling of cu.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ku˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kʊw˩ˀ˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kʊw˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

  1. owl