cloch

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cloch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cloch f (genitive cloiche, nominative plural clocha)

  1. stone (substance; small piece of stone; unit of mass)
  2. (Christianity) bead (in a rosary)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cloch f

  1. stone, rock
  2. stone (as material)
  3. precious stone, gem
  4. (Christianity) bead (in a rosary)
  5. something built of stone, castle, fortress, stronghold

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cloch m (plural cloches)

  1. Alternative form of cloche

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin clocca (bell) (compare Cornish clogh, Breton kloc'h, Old Irish cloc, Irish clog).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cloch f (plural clychau)

  1. bell

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cloch gloch nghloch chloch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.