gruag

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gruag f ‎(genitive singular gruaige)

  1. (nonstandard) Alternative form of gruaig

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gruag ghruag ngruag
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 130.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish grúac.

Noun[edit]

gruag f ‎(genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. hair

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gruag ghruag ngruag
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • grúac” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish grúac.

Noun[edit]

gruag f ‎(genitive singular gruaige, plural gruagan)

  1. wig
  2. the hair of the head, especially of a female (used less frequently than falt)
    Dath na gruaige‎ ― Color of the hair
  3. anything resembling hair
  4. lock of hair
  5. woman
  6. wife

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]