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See also: crag and crág-



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crág f (genitive singular cráige, nominative plural crága)

  1. large hand; claw, paw
  2. handful
    Synonyms: lán glaice, lán láimhe
  3. (mechanical engineering) clutch
  4. (biology) chela
  5. (rugby) maul


Derived terms[edit]


crág (present analytic crágann, future analytic crágfaidh, verbal noun crágadh, past participle crágtha)

  1. (chemistry, intransitive) chelate



Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crág chrág gcrág
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "crág" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • crág” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “crág” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “crág” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.