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

  1. round (circular or cylindrical)
  2. gathered
  3. exact, accurate
    1. clear, coherent
    2. steady
  4. concentrated
  5. frugal, sparing; miserly

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[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 Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 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.

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]