crúca

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle English croke or Old Norse krókr, both from Proto-Germanic *krōkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crúca m (genitive singular crúca, nominative plural crúcaí)

  1. hook, crook
  2. (music) hook
  3. clutch (a hand or claw, when it is grasping something firmly), claw (usually figurative)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crúca chrúca gcrúca
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.