cruan

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish crúan (red enamel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cruan m (genitive singular cruain)

  1. enamel

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

cruan (present analytic cruanann, future analytic cruanfaidh, verbal noun cruanadh, past participle cruanta)

  1. (transitive) enamel

Conjugation[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruan chruan gcruan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish crúan (red enamel).

Adjective[edit]

cruan

  1. blood-red

Noun[edit]

cruan m

  1. enamel

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • crúan” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.