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Carraig

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish carrac (rock, large stone) (compare Manx carrick, Welsh carreg).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carraig f (genitive singular carraige, nominative plural carraigeacha)

  1. rock
    • 2015, Proinsias Mac a' Bhaird, transl., Maura McHugh, editor, Amhrán na Mara (fiction), Cartoon Saloon; Coiscéim, translation of Song of the Sea by Will Collins, →ISBN:
      Briseann tonnta boga in aghaidh na gcarraigeacha thíos faoi.
      Waves gently lap against the rocks below.

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
carraig charraig gcarraig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish carrac (rock, large stone) (compare Manx carrick, Welsh carreg).

NounEdit

carraig f (genitive singular carraige, plural carraigean)

  1. rock, crag

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