clú

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See also: clu and CLU

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clú (fame), from Proto-Celtic *klowos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clú m (genitive singular clú)

  1. honour (favourable reputation)
  2. praise (commendation)
  3. fame (state of being famous), renown

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clú chlú gclú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *klowos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clú n (genitive clúe)

  1. fame (state of being famous)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
clú chlú clú
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 clú” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.