crom

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See also: cróm

Catalan[edit]

Chemical element
Cr Previous: vanadi (V)
Next: manganès (Mn)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrôma, color), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreu (to grind, rub).

Noun[edit]

crom m (uncountable)

  1. chromium

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cromm, from Old Irish cromb, from Old English crumb, from Proto-Germanic *krumbaz (whence German krumm and Dutch krom).

Adjective[edit]

crom (genitive singular masculine croim, genitive singular feminine croime, plural croma, comparative croime)

  1. bent down, bent over, stooped, hunched

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crom chrom gcrom
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • cromm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “crom” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 199.
  • "crom" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “crom” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “crom” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *krumb, from Proto-Germanic *krumbaz.

Adjective[edit]

crom

  1. bent, not straight
  2. wrong (morally)

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • crombe (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • crom (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

crom

  1. Alternative form of crome

Romanian[edit]

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Chemical element
Cr Previous: vanadiu (V)
Next: mangan (Mn)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chrome, from Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrôma, color), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreu (to grind, rub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crom n (uncountable)

  1. chromium (chemical element)

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cromm (bent, stooped). The verb is from Old Irish crommaid (to bend down, stoop), from the adjective.

Adjective[edit]

crom (comparative cruime)

  1. bent, curved, crooked, round

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

crom (past chrom, future cromaidh, verbal noun cromadh, past participle cromte)

  1. bend, curve
  2. bow, stoop
  3. crouch
  4. nod

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
crom chrom
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.