crintach

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From crin (withered) with an unexplained suffix.

Adjective[edit]

crintach (feminine singular crintach, plural crintach, equative cyn grintach, comparative mwy crintach, superlative mwyaf crintach)

  1. miserly, stingy, mean
    Synonyms: cybyddlyd, llawgaead, mên, trachwantus

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
crintach grintach nghrintach chrintach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “crintach”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies