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See also: cre, CRE, crè, and crê

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish cré.

NounEdit

cré f (genitive singular cré or criadh, nominative plural créanna)

  1. clay
  2. earth, soil
    Synonyms: ithir, úir
DeclensionEdit
Standard inflection (fourth declension)
Alternative (archaic, dialectal) inflection (fifth declension)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish créda, from Latin crēdō (I believe)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cré f (genitive singular cré, nominative plural créanna)

  1. (religion) creed
Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cré chré gcré
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • 1 cré” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 1 créda” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cré” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cré" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.