cranc

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin cancer, cancrum.

Noun[edit]

cranc m (plural crancs)

  1. crab

Synonyms[edit]


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]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: krank
  • Limburgish: krank

Further reading[edit]

  • “cranc”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “cranc (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[2], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN, page I

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin cancer, cancrum.

Noun[edit]

cranc m (plural crancs)

  1. (Languedoc) crab

Synonyms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European root as Latin cancer, Ancient Greek καρκίνος (karkínos), Sanskrit कर्कट (karkaṭa).

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]

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