cluas

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See also: clúas

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clúas, from Proto-Celtic *kloustā (compare Welsh clust); more at clois.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klˠuəsˠ/
  • (Aran) IPA(key): /kluəʃ/ (reflecting nonstandard form cluais, the old dative), /kluəsˠ/

Noun[edit]

cluas f (genitive singular cluaise, nominative plural cluasa)

  1. ear
  2. ear-shaped object; lug, handle; cleat; tab
  3. corner, margin

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cluas chluas gcluas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cluās

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of cluō

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clúas, from Proto-Celtic *kloustā.

Noun[edit]

cluas f (genitive singular cluaise, plural cluasan)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. handle, lug

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cluas chluas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cluas” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “clúas”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language