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).

Noun[edit]

cnó m, 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.

References[edit]

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