cridhe

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cride, whence also Irish croí and Manx cree. Related to Welsh craidd, Breton kreis (middle), from Proto-Celtic *kridyom. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr, whence also Ancient Greek καρδία (kardía); Latin cor, (gen. cordis): Italian cuore; English heart, German Herz; Lithuanian širdis.

Noun[edit]

cridhe m

  1. heart
  2. courage
  3. epicenter, core, focus
  4. nucleus
  5. sweetheart (mo chridhe)