cride

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kridyom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cride n (genitive cridi, nominative plural cride)

  1. heart

Declension[edit]

Neuter io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative crideN crideL crideL
Vocative crideN crideL cride
Accusative crideN crideL cride
Genitive cridiL cride crideN
Dative cridiuL cridib cridib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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