crúb

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish crúb ‎(claw, hoof, hand).

Noun[edit]

crúb f ‎(genitive singular crúibe, nominative plural crúba)

  1. (anatomy) claw; hoof
  2. (figuratively) claw, paw; hoof

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crúb chrúb gcrúb
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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