cretoor

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish crétúir, ultimately from Late Latin creātūra, likely via English creature or a Romance language.

Noun[edit]

cretoor m ‎(genitive singular cretoor, plural cretooryn)

  1. creature, animal

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cretoor chretoor gretoor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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