craiceann

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish croiccenn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɾˠacən̪ˠ]
  • (Aran also) IPA(key): [ˈkɾˠɛcən̪ˠ]

Noun[edit]

craiceann m (genitive craicinn, nominative plural craicne)

  1. skin (outer covering of the body of a person, animal, vegetable, or fruit); rind (of cheese, etc.)
  2. surface
  3. finish, polish

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, vol. II, 163.


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish croiccenn.

Noun[edit]

craiceann m (genitive craicinn or craicne, plural craicnean)

  1. skin
  2. hide

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