crua

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crua

  1. feminine singular of cru

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish crúaid (hard, hardy, harsh; stern, strict).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crua (comparative crua or cruacha)

  1. hard
    1. firm, solid
    2. difficult
    3. strenuous
    4. tight
    5. forceful
    6. hard to bear
    7. severe
    8. harsh, unfeeling
    9. stingy
    10. hardy

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative comparative form: cruacha (Cois Fharraige)

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

crua m (genitive singular crua)

  1. hard

Declension[edit]

Noun 2[edit]

crua f (genitive singular crua)

  1. hardness

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Noun 3[edit]

crua m (genitive singular cruaite)

  1. Alternative form of cruachan (hardening)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crua chrua gcrua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crua f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cru.

Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crua f sg

  1. feminine singular of cruo