crenaid

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kʷrinati, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷrinéh₂ti, nasal present stem of *kʷreyh₂- (to buy).

Cognate with Middle Cornish prena, Breton prenañ, Welsh prynu, Ancient Greek ἐπριάμην (epriámēn), Sanskrit क्रीणाति (krīṇāti) (root क्री (krī)), Old East Slavic кренути (krenuti), Tocharian B käry-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

crenaid (conjunct ·cren, verbal noun críth or creicc)

  1. to buy, purchase

Conjugation[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
crenaid chrenaid crenaid
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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