craig

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of crag.

Noun[edit]

craig (plural craigs)

  1. A rocky crag.

Anagrams[edit]


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Celtic origin; compare Scottish Gaelic creag, Irish creag, Welsh craig, Manx creg. Cognate with English crag.

Noun[edit]

craig (plural craigs)

  1. rock
  2. cliff
  3. crag

Welsh[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of Celtic origin, possibly from the late Proto-Indo-European/substrate *kar (stone, hard); see also Old Armenian քար (kʿar, stone), Sanskrit खर (khara, hard, solid), Welsh carreg (stone).

Related Celtic descendants include Scots craig, Scottish Gaelic creag, Irish creag, Manx creg.

Noun[edit]

craig f (plural creigiau)

  1. rock
  2. cliff
  3. crag
  4. reef

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
craig graig nghraig chraig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Dravidian Origins and the West: Newly Discovered Ties with the Ancient Culture and Languages, Including Basque, of the Pre-Indo-European Mediterranean World, p. 325
  • Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition
  • Scigliano, Eric (2007): Michelangelo's Mountain: The Quest For Perfection in the Marble Quarries of Carrara, p. 84