craos

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cráes (maw, mouth, gullet; gluttony, excessive eating).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

craos m (genitive singular craois, nominative plural craois)

  1. gullet; maw
  2. deep opening, (geology) vent
  3. breech (of gun)
  4. gluttony, voracity

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
craos chraos gcraos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "craos" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “craos” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “craos” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • cráes” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cráes (maw, mouth, gullet; gluttony, excessive eating).

Noun[edit]

craos m (genitive singular craois, plural craosan)

  1. mouth (animal)
  2. (pejorative) mouth (human)
  3. gluttony

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
craos chraos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • cráes” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.