cnú

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *knūs (compare Welsh cnau ‎(nuts)), from Proto-Indo-European *knew- (compare Latin nux, Old English hnutu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cnú f

  1. nut

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • cnú” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
Read in another language