cló

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See also: clo, clò, CLO, and cło

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cló ‎(metal spike, nail; imprint, impression; form, shape, appearance; print of a book), from Proto-Celtic [Term?] (compare Breton klao, Welsh clo), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kleh₂w- ‎(hook, crook, peg) (compare Latin clāvis).

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Noun[edit]

cló m ‎(genitive singular cló, nominative plural clónna)

  1. font, script
  2. print, impression
  3. form
  4. (literary) nail, spike
  5. (medicine) tent (for a wound)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cló chló gcló
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cló” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “clóḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cló" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.