clú

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish clú ‎(fame), from Proto-Celtic *klowos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clú m ‎(genitive singular clú)

  1. honour (favourable reputation)
  2. praise (commendation)
  3. fame (state of being famous), renown

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clú chlú gclú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "clú" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 clú” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *klowos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clú n ‎(genitive clúe)

  1. fame (state of being famous)

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
clú chlú clú
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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