creutair

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish crétúir, ultimately from Latin creātūra (created thing; creature)

Pronunciation[edit]

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krāy-tur

Noun[edit]

creutair m (genitive creutair, plural creutairean)

  1. creature, being, person
  2. body
    • an creutair truagh, the poor body

References[edit]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)