cúng

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See also: cung, cùng, cũng, and cứng

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cumung, from Proto-Celtic *kom-ingus (compare Welsh cyfyng), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm(beside, near, by, with) + *h₂énǵʰus(tight, painfully constricted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cúng (genitive singular masculine cúng, genitive singular feminine cúinge, plural cúnga, comparative cúinge)

  1. narrow

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cúng m (genitive singular cúing, nominative plural cúing)

  1. narrow, narrow part

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • "cúng" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cumung” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 167.