crynu

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Cornish krena, kerna, Middle Breton crenaff (modern Breton krenañ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

crynu (first-person singular present crynaf) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to tremble, quake, shiver, shudder
  2. to shake, brandish
  3. to vibrate
  4. to quaver
  5. to gnash
  6. to twinkle

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • crŷn m (the action or process of trembling, a shivering, a quaking)
  • cryniadur
  • Crynwr m (Quaker)
  • dirgrynu (to tremble violently, quake, vibrate, convulse, tremble with fear, be afraid; to shake)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
crynu grynu nghrynu chrynu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “crynu”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies