cruim

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kʷrimis, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷr̥mis (worm). Cognate to Old Church Slavonic чрьвь (črĭvĭ), Sanskrit कृमि (kṛmi, worm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cruim f

  1. worm
  2. maggot

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cruim chruim cruim
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.