cnó

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See also: cnò

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cnú (compare Scottish Gaelic cnò, Manx cro), from Proto-Celtic *knūs (compare Welsh cnau (nuts)), from Proto-Indo-European *knew- (compare English nut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cnó m or f (genitive singular cnó, nominative plural cnónna)

  1. nut (hard-shelled fruit; metal fastener)

Declension[edit]

As masculine noun
As feminine noun

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cnó chnó gcnó
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 17