cnoc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cnocc, from Proto-Celtic *knokkos (hill).

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Noun[edit]

cnoc m (genitive cnoic, nominative plural cnoic)

  1. hill
  2. mount

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cnocc, from Proto-Celtic *knokko- (hill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cnoc m (genitive and plural cnuic)

  1. hill, hillock, knoll, eminence
    Cha rachainn gu cùl cnuic leis aig meadhon latha. ― I would not go with him behind a hill at mid-day.
    An latha bhatar a' roinn na céille, cha robh mi fhéin air a' chnoc. ― The day that sense was apportioned, I myself was not on the hillock.
  2. heel kibe
  3. council, court
  4. wisdom

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