clú

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clú (fame), from Proto-Celtic *klowos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clú m (genitive clú)

  1. honour (favourable reputation)
  2. praise (commendation)
  3. fame (state of being famous), renown

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *klowos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clú n (genitive clúe)

  1. fame (state of being famous)

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
clú chlú clú
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.