cruithneachd

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cruithnecht, compound of cruith(red) and necht(clean, pure), from Proto-Celtic *nixtos (compare Welsh gwenith(wheat), from Proto-Celtic *wo-nixts), from Proto-Indo-European *nikʷtós (compare Ancient Greek ἄνιπτος(ániptos, unclean), Sanskrit निक्त(niktá, washed, cleansed)), from Proto-Indo-European *neygʷ-(to wash) (compare Scottish Gaelic nigh). More at nigh.

Noun[edit]

cruithneachd f

  1. wheat

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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