crainn

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • crainnte (dialectal nominative/dative plural)
  • croinn (obsolete)
  • croinnte (Cois Fharraige nominative/dative plural)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crainn m

  1. genitive singular of crann
  2. nominative plural of crann
  3. dative plural of crann

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crainn chrainn gcrainn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Phonetik.svg This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!
Headset icon.svg This entry needs audio files. If you have a microphone, please record some and upload them. (For audio required quickly, visit WT:APR.)

Etymology 1[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions.

Noun[edit]

crainn f

  1. the queen of the hive[1][2]
  2. ugly old woman[1][2]
  3. See cràin (female of any animal)[1][2]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of crann.

Noun[edit]

crainn m

  1. genitive singular of crann
  2. plural of crann

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 bee in Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9; accessed on 9 May 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Bauer, Mìchael. bee in "Am Faclair Beag". Accessed 9 May 2015.