cruas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish crúas (hardness, stiffness, rigour), from crúaid (hard, hardy, harsh; stern, strict) (compare modern crua).

Noun[edit]

cruas m (genitive singular cruais)

  1. hardness
  2. stinginess

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruas chruas gcruas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cruas f pl

  1. Feminine plural of adjective cru.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish crúas (hardness, stiffness, rigour), from crúaid (hard, hardy, harsh; stern, strict) (compare modern cruaidh).

Noun[edit]

cruas m (genitive singular cruais, no plural)

  1. difficulty, hardship, crisis, severity, durability, distress, rigour
  2. illiberality, stinginess

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[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
  • crúas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.