croí

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croí m ‎(genitive singular croí, nominative plural croíthe)

  1. (anatomy) heart
    Maireann croí éadrom a bhfad.
    A light heart lives long.
  2. core
  3. (broadcasting) hub
  4. sweetheart

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
croí chroí gcroí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "croí" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cride” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.