cré

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See also: cre, CRE, crè, and crê

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cré.

Noun[edit]

cré f ‎(genitive singular cré, nominative plural créanna)

  1. clay
  2. earth, soil
Declension[edit]
  • Alternative genitive singular: criadh (archaic, dialectal)
  • Alternative dative singular: criaidh (archaic, dialectal)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish créda, from Latin crēdō(I believe)

Noun[edit]

cré f ‎(genitive singular cré, nominative plural créanna)

  1. (religion) creed
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cré chré gcré
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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