cnap

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse knappr or Old English cnæp.

Noun[edit]

cnap m (genitive singular cnaip, nominative plural cnapanna)

  1. knob, lump

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • cnapach (knobby, lumpy)
  • cnapaim (I heap, collect into lumps)
  • cnapaire (stout and strong thing or person)
  • cnapán (knob, large or stout thing)
  • cnapóg (little lump, nap of cloth)
  • cnapsaca (knapsack)

References[edit]

  • cnap” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cnap” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cnap" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.