croch

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

croch f (genitive singular croiche, nominative plural crocha)

  1. cross, gallows
  2. hook, hanger
  3. crane
  4. (figuratively) tall, stooped figure

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

croch (present analytic crochann, future analytic crochfaidh, verbal noun crochadh, past participle crochta)

  1. hang
  2. raise up
  3. lift, carry
  4. (card games) throw down (one's hand)
  5. clear up, clear off

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
croch chroch gcroch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin crūx.

Noun[edit]

croch f

  1. cross
  2. gallows

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

croch (past chroch, future crochaidh, verbal noun crochadh, past participle crochte)

  1. hang, suspend
  2. depend

Usage notes[edit]