cranc

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cancer, cancrum. Doublet of càncer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cranc m (plural crancs)

  1. crab

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *krank, from Proto-Germanic *krankaz.

Adjective[edit]

cranc

  1. sick
  2. weak, strengthless
  3. vulnerable
  4. not potent (of medicine)
  5. insignificant
  6. bad, miserable

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: krank
  • Limburgish: krank

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin cancer, cancrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cranc m (plural crancs)

  1. (Languedoc) crab

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh cranc, from Proto-Brythonic *krank, borrowed from Late Latin crancus, a variant form of Latin cancer. Cognate with Breton krank.

Noun[edit]

cranc m (plural crancod)

  1. crab

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cranc granc nghranc chranc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “cranc”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies