cruinn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cruind, from Proto-Celtic *krundis (compare Welsh crwn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cruinn ‎(genitive singular feminine cruinne, plural cruinne, comparative cruinne)

  1. round (circular or cylindrical)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruinn chruinn gcruinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cruinn” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cruinn” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cruinn" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cruind, from Proto-Celtic *krundis (compare Welsh crwn).

Adjective[edit]

cruinn

  1. accurate, detailed, unambiguous
  2. round, spherical, circular
  3. circumstantial
  4. compact
  5. consummate, exact, scrupulous, strict

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruinn chruinn gruinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cruind, from Proto-Celtic *krundis (compare Welsh crwn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cruinn

  1. round, circular, globular
  2. succinct, neat
    gu cruinn - succinctly
  3. gathered, assembled, collected

Derived terms[edit]