carraig

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Irish[edit]

Carraig

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish carrac (rock, large stone) (compare Manx carrick, Welsh carreg).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

carraig f (genitive singular carraige, nominative plural carraigeacha)

  1. rock

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
carraig charraig gcarraig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish carrac (rock, large stone) (compare Manx carrick, Welsh carreg).

Noun[edit]

carraig f (genitive singular carraige, plural carraigean)

  1. rock, crag

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • carrac” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.