Last modified on 25 May 2015, at 11:59

cronk

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Imitative. Compare quonk.

VerbEdit

cronk (third-person singular simple present cronks, present participle cronking, simple past and past participle cronked)

  1. To honk like a goose.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cronk (plural cronks)

  1. (Manx) A hill or barrow.

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cnocc, from Proto-Celtic *knokko- (hill).

NounEdit

cronk m (genitive cruink or crink, plural cruink or crink)

  1. hill
    T'ad cur beeal-ghraih da'n Ghaelg er Cronk Keeill Eoin. ― They pay lip service to Manx on Tynwald hill.
    Ta'n thie er cronk. ― The house stands upon a hill.
  2. mount
    Cronk Calvaree ― Mount Calvary
  3. tor

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cronk chronk gronk
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.